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CPD23 – Thing 7 – “Professional Involvement is a Marathon, Not a Sprint”

Did I miss a week? I see Thing 6 sitting there in Google Reader, but I don’t remember it coming in. :/ Anyway, professional organizations are very much on my mind right now. I am, as those of us on the tenure track sometimes say, “overcommitted to service” at the…

23 Things

I’m planning to work through 23 Things, starting next week and going through October. I’m not exactly a social media newbie, but 1) I’ve never followed the 23 Things program, 2) they’re working on some things I have no direct experience with, and 3) maybe there will be people in…

Tour de Cure

I’ve posted about it before—mostly to ask for donations—so here’s a short write-up about yesterday’s ride: My team, Geeks in Gear, raised over $1500 toward the fight against diabetes. We rode not just for the cause but in memory of our friend and teammate, Wil Curry, who was hit by…

Community

I’ve checked in on #reverb10 fairly consistently, but I haven’t pulled together the gumption to sit down and write blog posts. Part of it is that Christmas is coming up (with me behind on crafting!), I’ve been doing other writing projects, and I think I’m fighting off some kind of…

Wonder

December 4 – Wonder. How did you cultivate a sense of wonder in your life this year? (Author: Jeffrey Davis) #reverb10 Wonder isn’t something I have to work very hard to cultivate. I am blessed (or cursed?) with a certain amount of intellectual curiosity and a strong desire to try…

Reverb10

As seen on the Chronicle of Higher Education (side note: I really like ProfHacker) and the Alaska Library Association’s Facebook page, there’s a challenge called “reverb10.” (Twitter tag: #reverb10.) Goal: write 750 words every day in December, as an exercise in reflection on the year that’s ending and in setting…