Some more sentences on #tiedayfriday, Gord Downie, Bryn Mawr Digital Competencies, and collaborations for #postvember

  1. Things can get weird when you’re openly posting about projects in the works – sometimes you end up with cool other people proposing directions (follow the thread on that) that you’d not really thought of and are thankful for.
  2. Meeting on Tuesday with Keegan, John, and Kin to talk about point one and am super excited about it :)
  3. Everyday I see what the current admin is tweeting about I feel so confused for the direction of this (and other) countries – so many things that in the past would have been impeachable, yet this fellow has entirely muddied what is “normal”.
  4. On an entirely unrelated note, I got my final email stating that my permanent resident card is on its way, which makes us happy because it affords a lot more opportunities eventually.
  5. Last weekend we met with representatives of several colleges to talk with/through/about the Bryn Mawr digital competencies model, which is pretty wicked.
  6. We started talking this week about how we may use a modified version of this framework on our campus.
  7. My #tiedayfriday game this week was not at its best – working from home every other Friday, while more productive than office days, I somehow feel less inspired or exposed to random stuff and so it sometimes influences my vibe.
  8. Am quite happy with the collage I made last night (above and featured image), although its still in progress technically – I’ve called it “the dog is in the detAIls” for the time being and am thinking about whether i should add eyes or not.
  9. Had fun testing out Quick Draw with Google – I would probably had more things recognized if I used a drawing implement of some sort or other (drawing with trackpad = #fail for me anyways.
  10. Gord Downie died recently and his new album dropped after his passing.
  11. When you can I highly encourage you to put it on loud and give it all the attention you can cause its pretty wonderful.

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