Many thanks to all the library staff and community volunteers that made this year’s Dakota County Library Contest possible. I am very pleased to say that one of my pieces, “The Wind,” took second place in the adult category. You can read it and the other winning entries here.
Yesterday, I had an interview for a school media position at a local high school. Throughout it, I was repeatedly put in mind of the conversations I have had with my good friend Christopher Cocchiarella, who writes over at Mindful Media Musing on how media technologies impact our experiences with information. He has many times shared with me interesting research on the ways in which paper books outperform electronic copy in reader engagement and retention of information, and I knew he would have smiled when the media secretary, present at the interview, began to tell me how the school had invested a … Read More