My guys have the option of up to 2 hours of education videos per day, as part of their schoolwork. My youngest recommends the YouTube channel Life Noggin for interesting educational content! Today's video: What if you only drank milk? https://youtu.be/GyBHBZW0O44
A friend asked, "Why do so many people have problems with putting metal detectors in schools?" I'll just speak for me, here. I don't have serious problems with metal detectors at schools, except for one thing: It's rather security theater, than it is actual security. I'm all for metal detectors, if we don't think of… Continue reading One more thing we can do about gun violence
When someone on social media sends out really scary warning vibes, we'll call that a "self harm alert". If folks are paying attention, they'll do the who-can-get-to-them-in-real-life scramble, and hopefully everything will turn out okay. But, sometimes people miss the message. Sometimes it's not enough to go quiet and hope folks will notice. There's more… Continue reading Call or text help if you need help, okay?
Letters from our Friends https://twitter.com/badladsplace/status/926430034964992001 https://twitter.com/Michela_Smith/status/928455868550705153 https://twitter.com/Pappiness/status/928706416348663808 https://twitter.com/ALevyInROC/status/926573239073046528 https://twitter.com/aprilwensel/status/926588132597944320 https://twitter.com/SQLPi/status/926866317986189312 Talky things Five Reasons to be a Technology Speaker English without German words https://twitter.com/Lin_Manuel/status/927557965619613701 Nice Allegations https://twitter.com/BAKKOOONN/status/928740614518140928 #NiceAllegations https://twitter.com/IrishSQL/status/928248860694274048 https://twitter.com/rob_farley/status/929123696953798657
I should really use this as a journal, like I do with my tech blogs. So I'll post stuff I might want to find later, and that you might find interesting. Businessy stuff: Laura Lorber @lauralorber He started with 1 keynote 5 years ago. Now he's at 100 a year. His 20 speaking tips -> ow.ly/Uq7A30goxkF @Inc… Continue reading Online journal this week
And then I wrote my daughter and she found my wallet in my purse at home. I REMEMBER GETTING MY WALLET AND PUTTING IT IN MY LAPTOP BAG. I REMEMBER GRABBING IT FROM THE LAPTOP BAG AND PUTTING IT IN MY PURSE. My very weird memory aside, this has been a good drill. So let's… Continue reading I just lost my wallet and started canceling cards
We found an owl on the front lawn yesterday. Baby. Alive. Didn't know what to do. We were on our way to Scarborough Renaissance Festival. Then I suddenly went, "Wait....." "......don't they have a bird rescue that does an exhibit at Scarborough every year?" They do. We gave them the owl. They'll foster it to… Continue reading Baby Owl Rescue