Thanks to everyone who made my work so much fun over the past year. Here’s a quick video with some photos from workshops, dinners, conferences and other fun events from the past year.Â Watch out […]
Library Day in the Life Project
This week is Round 5 of Bobbi Newman’s great project “Library Day in the Life” week. Or day. Whichever! Are you participating? As of today 140 library folks around the world are sharing what their […]
The T is for Training Challenge
Maurice Coleman, wrangler extraordinaire for the T is for Training podcast group, has challenged each member of the group to answer these 27 questions as a getting to know you exercise. Who am I to […]
Is the moon ever really blue?
It’s a blue moon tonight, though it’s not really blue or green or made of cheese. It’s just that not so rare, second full moon in a month. I asked my local astronomer in residence […]
Great customer service
Some kudos to these companies for their great customer service this past week: Hertz – I called to confirm a reservation, they found me a cheaper rate. Nearly $100 cheaper! Yay. Coldwater Creek – Stopped […]
Disappearing WordPress Visual Editor?
This is one of those days when WordPress is making me crazy. For no apparent reason, the visual editing tool bar has disappeared. It was there earlier, but gone now. I ran the upgrade to […]
Free Rice – Feed the World, Exercise Your Brain
I’d forgotten about the Free Rice website until a friend mentioned it on Facebook today.Â For every right answer to their online quizzes, they donate free rice to the UN World Food Program. And now […]
A 12 year old on future careers
I just loved this quote from a local 12 year old girl. “I thought about being a pharmacist or lawyer, but at this point I’m kind of counting that before I have to find a […]
Make your own Animoto Mother’s Day video
Animoto has a handy option for creating a customized Mother’s Day greeting. Upload your photos, pick some music – or maybe record your own greeting as and upload that as the audio. Finally select the […]
Free audiobook short stories, kids songs and Kahuna Reef video game!
Thanks to Rachel Singer Gordon’s Mashup Mom, I scored some fun freebies today. And you can too! FromÂ Freebies on Friday, 4/24/09 Free Big Kahuna Reef game download from Amazon.com Get the Walking Oliver Sampler […]
Spring blossoms at Scopwick
Spring blossoms at Scopwick Originally uploaded by pollyalida Just testing blogging from flickr to wordpress from a class demo.
On Sharing Photos & My Not-So Clean Desk
Anyone who knows me, knows how much I love flickr. I love how shared photos & conversations around those photos help me connect with friends, family and colleagues. And how photos can bring to life, […]