Weekly Wishes (Week 13)

A woman leaning toward a cake with candles on it

Today is my birthday! And I’m so glad to be opening things back up online. That’s going to be my real birthday present to myself – even if it’s not something that will have ribbons or wrapping paper.

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Weekly Reflection (Week 12)

I haven’t done anything here in over a month; I’ve been on a semi-hiatus from all things internet. I pulled my YouTube videos and have for the most part stayed off social media. It’s definitely been a bummer! I’ve taken some fantastic pictures on some of my walks that I really wanted to share. Maybe now that I’m easing back into things, I will, even if they’re not “timely.”

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Weekly Wishes (Week 6)

Progress reports go out this week. We’re only required to send them home to students who are failing or in danger of failing, but I prefer to print them out for everyone; it’s less awkward that way. I also have two different writing contests for which I get to be the one to collect and submit entries. It’s kind of stressful because I have to keep them straight!

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Is The Internet Making Us All Stupider?

tl;dr: No. Just no.

Woman looking down, pinching the space between her eyebrows.

Fear-mongering about new technology has been around since – well, apparently, since people have existed. It seems to follow the same sort of pattern as gripes about “kids these days” who are always “up to no good” and “don’t know how easy they have it” and “listen to all that trash” and are “lazy and disrespectful” and, golly, “back in MY day it was DIFFERENT.”

But… was it?

Was it really?

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