1. @niceguythrive

    Working to the Bone


    It is funny how serendipitous moments create a beautiful tapestry for your life.

    Unrelated to that I began to realize today that hard work and trying is the path to a fulfilled and happy life.

    Not trying leaves us lazy, apathetic and wavering in our approach. It makes us question …

  2. @niceguythrive

    Not Falling From Grace


    There is a constant struggle in all of us to do our best at all times, but there becomes a failure when we try our very hardest to achieve something only to fall back onto old temptation. And falling on the temptation we cut off everything fro our lives, isolate …

  3. @niceguythrive

    Allow the Pain to Change you.


    Today was a rough day of sorts. Waking up with the sole goals of doing a few assignments then going to watch a few netflix, then going to bed.


    Woke up with 0 motivation and went obed after a few hours.

    Then I woke up and talked to my …

  4. @niceguythrive

    Waking Up to the Horror

    I fell asleep last night with one idea on my mind. An idea that proceeded to haunt me as I woke up.

    Through and through the concept was life changing but it meant something very deep.

    It meant I was making a huge mistake for the majority of my life.…

  5. @niceguythrive

    The Single Quest


    I am looking at something I love to do, that other people would want to pay for.

    I will continue posting every Saturday.

    Act to Thrive,

    Jackson King

  6. @greeneterry

    Alright well here’s the story


    Alright, well, here’s the story.

    Brad, a friend of mine, was visiting his folks in Montreal.

    Charged him an arm and a leg for the flights.

    Damn huge country this is.

    Eleven hundred bucks to get across it!

    Fine whatever, Brad thought.

    Get this visit over with.

    Haven’t seen them …

  7. @niceguythrive

    Kalkadoon Sunrise


    Hello Readers,

    Todays Sunrise brought about me a different perspective on the life that we all lead day to day. This is the story of the Kalkadoon Sunrise.

    Right now I am in Mount Isa, a (relatively) small mining town in outback Australia. And today, through the grace of a …

Western 106

An open ds106 experience built around a genre of Westerns. Get yer blog and ride with us! Not a course, it's... something else.

For a structured approach, follow the UMW Spring 2016 course taught by Paul Bond or the always available Open DS106

Western106 is still a happening thing! We got High Noon Radio Show going. And whatever else y'all invent.

Assignments from UMW DS106

  1. Week 14: Happy Trails

    by John Starr, from Rangers Comics #54 http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/index.php?dlid=418

    So here we are in the last weeks of the semester, about to ride off in the sunset of Western106. It’s been a great ride, and everyone should be proud of all the work they’ve done. I really appreciate the consistent creative …

  2. Week 13: The Wild Wild Web

    4/8/16 – 4/15/16

    For this week’s adventure, we’re going to play with web storytelling. This should be fun. I am going to quote extensively from the Open ds106 Course:

    In this unit we move to a different kind of storytelling, one that uses the space of existing web sites …

Blog Riders

Western106 Blogs (2316 posts). If yours is not listed, check for it in all blogs in DS106, we might need to add a tag. If the blog is new, sign it up now.

  1. #ds106
  2. #ds106 – hummingcrow: one squall voice
  3. #ds106 – Silence and Voice
  4. #western106 – Digital Mustard
  5. #western106 – Reflecting Allowed
  6. #Western106 – She's So Heavy
  7. 106 drop in
  8. 106 Outlaws
  9. A rambling ramble
  10. Another Storytelling Outlaw
  11. Aozora Bunko | Blue Sky Library
  12. arodzds106
  13. Cadillaceazy Media
  14. caritatblog
  15. Chomping at the Byte
  16. Clueless Tiff
  17. Cool Water
  18. Digital Cow
  19. Digital Literacy Topics
  20. ds106
  21. DS106 – A Point of Contact
  22. ds106 – bavatuesdays
  23. ds106 – DELISJA
  24. ds106 – ifaisalooh
  25. ds106 – Kevin's Meandering Mind
  26. ds106 – Leigh Ellis
  27. ds106 – Lloyd Evaroa
  28. DS106 – Sahanau Foundation
  29. ds106 – Sincerely, Sara
  30. Eat Live Play
  31. Emily’s Blog
  32. Erika Futuredart
  33. etmooc and beyond
  34. Hello!
  35. Hey Y’all
  36. Hi Ho Silver Away
  37. http://culturesofbeauty.com/
  38. I'm Like So Blonde
  39. In Search of Lost Times
  40. itechspro
  41. Jay's Canvas
  42. Kelsey's Blog
  43. Laura Clairifies Things
  44. LaVieMegan
  45. Learning Nuggets
  46. loganpriess
  47. Mayra Pelayo
  48. My blog
  49. My Life As a Cowgirl.
  50. My Name is Hunter - Western106
  51. Natalie’s Computer Science Blog the Western Way
  52. Nice Guy Thrive
  53. nyasha
  54. PhillipLaclede
  55. PrestiDiGiLearnification
  56. Sahanau Foundation
  57. Sandy Springs Eternal
  58. Say You’ll Remember Me
  59. Spirit of the Wild West
  60. Sundown Street
  61. The Good, the Bad and the Kelly
  62. The Lawman Shaw
  63. The Rootin’est Tootin’est Blog
  64. This IS My First Rodeo
  65. TRAVEL Anika » ds106
  66. Undertaker
  67. Untitled
  68. Western 106 Dispatches – DS106 Tricks
  69. western106 | Mind On Fire
  70. western106 – de•tri•tus
  71. western106 – I am Talky Tina
  72. western106 – Leigh Ellis
  73. Western106 – Viv’z Blog
  74. Wild West Adventures of the Internet Kid
  75. Wild, Wild, Website

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Todays TDC

#tdc1696 Everybody dance!

From the lawnmower to the grocery cart, name a unique dance and post a video of you showing us your moves. Dancing comes in so many forms. Check out this video for inspiration and then put your moves to a name with a video showing us how it’s done.