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Indexing and Arbitrating

Please don’t hate me because I’m an arbitrator!

I love FamilySearch Indexing. I really do. It’s often a lot of fun to browse through old records and see information that you just know someone else will be looking for in their research. 613 more words

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The Bookalicious Book Tag

Since I had so much fun doing The Reader Problems Tag, I saw this one on LiamsLibrary and I couldn’t resist – I’ve decided to drop a tag at random, once a month. 1,842 more words

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Mount St Helens and the bicycle

It has been a little while since the last post, so I’ll try to bring the blog back up to date.

I think it’s safe to say that 2015 has continued in its turbulent nature. 821 more words

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Curing Outrage Fatigue

I agree with Tim Dunlop when he says we’re currently living through a phase of ‘the normalisation of bad politics’. There are hundreds of examples of the way in which the low expectations of the Abbott government due to their blatantly, and now universally acknowledged ineptitude is giving them a free pass to keep being inept without the usual outrage that follows. 1,011 more words

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Triple Check Before Posting

There are things I’d love to say about authors behaving badly.  Or perhaps, more accurately, cluelessly.  (General note: coercing or buying reviews, never a good idea.  307 more words

Writing

A big day for music technology...

Two major items hit the news today that have the potential to impact our lives as musicians and music educators.

The first is that MusicFirst introduced… 723 more words

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Pain Turns to Medicine

Fair warning, friends.  I will probably cite from Anne LaMott’s amazing book Small Victories often in coming days.  Her insights are sparkle like gems, resonate like soul-filling music in the best concert hall, and open my eyes and my mind to new viewpoints.   396 more words

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