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Choir Singer Goes Digital

Yes, it’s 2018, and everyone in my choir is still using paper, pencils (hopefully) and erasers. I’m going to use this semester to experiment with going digital. The tools: My iPad Air. This 4 year old tablet is still going…
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Reflex Hammers

Everything you never wanted to know about reflex hammers, courtesy of Dr. Grumpy: Today I am going to reveal one of the deep, dark secrets of neurology. A secret so carefully hidden that this post could result in my excommunication…
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Rocks in the Stream

Someone’s been busy in Boulder Creek near the library: I especially like the flat rock stacked vertically, point down: I’ve learned that the artist is Michael Grab. Thank you, Michael, for spreading this beauty around for everyone to enjoy.

Contacting Organizations about Inaccessible Websites

Via FWD/Forward, from the W3C comes this resource-rich article about combating inaccessible websites: * Overview * Introduction * Consider your Approach * Identify Key Contacts * Describe the Problem * Sources for More Information * Request Reply * Follow-up as…
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CommentLuv

I saw the CommentLuv plugin on FWD/Forward and found it intriguing – if you leave a comment, it parses your URL and looks for your last post, and prints out the first phrase. I followed a number of CommentLuv links…
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Sleeping Cat

When I’m at home, I spend a lot of time in bed. It’s more comfortable than my wheelchair, and it’s good to get stretched out for at least part of the day. When I’m not in the wheelchair, the cat…
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