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Digital Music in Rehearsal

The iPad is working well in rehearsal! I brought all of my paper music with me for 3 rehearsals in a row, but have stopped doing that. The first rehearsal I discovered that for one piece, I only had the…
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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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