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    In the spring of 2021 I participated in “Elder Circles: Fierce Words of the Third Age”, StoryCenter’s (storycenter.org) first workshop for those over 60. I joined founder and Executive Director Joe Lambert and Linda Parris-Bailey, playwright and Founder of ParrisBaileyArts.com, who also served as the Executive/Artistic Director of the Carpetbag …

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    An economy of care


    When I went to sleep last night I meant to write about ethics this morning. I woke up early and turned on the Canadian Broadcasting Company’s “All in a Weekend” on CBC Radio with Sonali Karnick to hear her interviewing Judy Rebick about how women economists in Canada and around …

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    Saudade in Santa Fe


    It’s been 20 years since the last time I was in Santa Fe. My mom was from New Mexico and we used to spend one month each summer visiting her parents in Silver City in the southwest corner of New Mexico. We traveled around visiting our many relatives and exploring …

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    I returned to StoryCenter in Berkeley this week to participate in a Digital Storytelling workshop. It’s been five years since my first workshop there.

    I returned to community college as a non-traditional (adult) student after President Obama urged displaced workers to update their skills in his first State of the …

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    Can Democrats learn from President Macron’s example?




    At the 2017 ceremony to open the new NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, French President Macron demonstrated how to communicate with a bully. I added the Belgian national anthem, performed by the US Navy band, for atmosphere. And a fake news ending.

    If the video player isn’t working …

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    I made a digital postcard to commemorate the students from Granada Hills High School in Southern California (and in cities in all fifty states) who walked out of their classes, staged demonstrations and observed a moment of silence in honor of the fourteen students and three adult staff killed a …

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    Further Adventures of an Adult Student


    I’m completing a Bachelor’s degree online at Metropolitan State University’s College of Individualized Studies in St. Paul, Minnesota. I chose Metro State because they were originally a University Without Walls when created in 1971. I’m also a student and worker at the Western Institute for Social Research in Berkeley, California, …

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    Learn to edit Wikipedia


    Join me at the Western Institute for Social Research (WISR) in Berkeley, California, next Monday, January 15th at 6 pm

    Learn to edit Wikipedia!

    Bring your laptop and we will all sign into the online course and discuss the eventual creation of a WISR Wikipedia page.

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    Why Open Matters


    A global network of social media and open resources, including Liberal, Radical and Conservative educational “canons.” Remix by MCW


    A retired American scientific glassblower, I started on my career journey at a California community college after I graduated from high school. On a whim I signed up for a …

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    Lifetime’s of Learning


    Fire engulfs a home

    Whenever I meet another glassblower I ask them “when did you first get in trouble for starting a fire?” They always have a story.

    I was about five when my mother called the fire department on me because I liked to play with matches. I can’t …

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