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Some things will never change?

Pop musician Bruce Hornsby used to sing in his 1986 hit single that “some things will never change—that’s just the way it is.” Incredibly, that seems to be true of the basics of blog writing (at least in the short term). … Continue reading

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The magic of the interconnectedness of learning

I am continually astounded by the interconnectedness of all things in life. Nowhere is this more prevalent than in my learning process. To illustrate this I’ll explain what I’ve been doing over the Christmas holidays. I’ve been completely reinventing a … Continue reading

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Read all about it! First-year writing assignment leads to jobs

I probably should have posted this press release earlier. The college where I work, St. Lawrence College, here in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, has issued a news release to local media that aims to spread the word about the successes of … Continue reading

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Hitting the big two oh oh

What is it about the number 100 that we find so special? Most of the world’s currencies are divided into subunits of 100. One hundred is the number of years in a century. Radio stations like to air their top 100 … Continue reading

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The agony and the ecstasy of the perfect assignment

Something’s got to give. It’s 5:30 a.m. on a Sunday as I write this post for Week 4 of my advertising students’ weekly blogging assignment. I spent most of yesterday marking blogs and other work and I’ll spend a good … Continue reading

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The most exhausting (and rewarding) weekend of the year

I just survived it again—the one weekend every year when I completely forsake my family, fresh air, and my mountain bike. What am I doing that merits such devotion and sacrifice? I’m marking all of my 50 to 75 Advertising … Continue reading

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