The #ios7 updates are nice, but I’d much rather the new Siri voice be @paddywarbucks
Month: June 2013
Tweet: The D2L community is great, so why not continue th…
The D2L community is great, so why not continue the discussion over food & drink? #D2LUnconference guestli.st/157593
Tweet: Hey you, attending #D2LFusion, go to the #D2LUnCon…
Hey you, attending #D2LFusion, go to the #D2LUnConference too. You can learn some cool stuff outside of the conference rooms.
Tweet: The Brewing Association hasn’t gotten on board wit…
The Brewing Association hasn’t gotten on board with the MOOC philosophy. The $15 must be for the credential. goo.gl/4o59j
Tweet: Ella In a skate pileup. http://t.co/SFsxSPasnY
Ella In a skate pileup. http://t.co/SFsxSPasnY
Tweet: Here are some great videos for faculty showing how…
Here are some great videos for faculty showing how to improve #accessibility of content and pages in #D2L v10.
Camping at Lake Simtustus
The family met up with Mimi & Papa (Grandpa Doug and Grandma Debbie) at Lake Simtustus this past weekend for a longer getaway. Mimi and Papa drove down with their camper and us over from Portland with ours on Thursday. Lake Simtustus RV Park was relatively quiet the whole weekend, but especially on Thursday night, where one of the most poignant sounds during the night was the sucking made by the sucker fish cleaning muck off the dock.
We’re just getting our camp setup routine down and were able to help Doug & Debbie with theirs as well. Two very different experiences – and while their camper was far more comfortable – I’m glad I’m not the one who had to drive it down the narrow roads to the camp site. Once we got all set up however, the camp site was very cozy and offered a wonderful view of the lake and basal-column layered hills.
We rented a pontoon boat on both Friday and Saturday and combined some fishing, sailing, and splashing. Barley even got to swim a few laps around the boat before getting too tired. Doug and Michelle both caught some pike minnows on Friday, but only Ella came away with some delicious trout. Luck changed Saturday and I was the one who pulled in two fish. No one seemed too disappointed by not limiting out, partly because half the group got their fix by swimming in the somewhat chilly reservoir.
As usual, the food was excellent. Every meal provided for fun family time and no one finished the evening hungry. Especially after s’mores.
It’s hard to explain the beauty of central Oregon to folks who don’t get the desert. The plethora of birds, fish, deer, and the mingling of sage & pines nestled between the buttes of basalt might just be appealing to people who know the desert. Regardless, it was a wonderful weekend with family followed by a lethargic start to another work week. No one could agree on who wanted to stay camping the most.
Tweet: Great presentation on online math and accessibilit…
Great presentation on online math and accessibility from two fantastic faculty on Weds. #math #accessibility occdla.lanecc.net/?ee=20