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Hash tagging a Family Vacation

July 12th, 2014 · No Comments

Educator Carl Hooker (@mrhooker) is a very clever guy. On his family’s vacation this summer, he used a unique hashtag every time he posted a photo to Instagram. By doing this, he is enabling others to aggregate all his photos of the trip, and it’s possible for him to do the same thing. This creates […]

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Tags: dad · travel

A Few Videos for Rachel

May 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

I think you will like these, Rachel.

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Tags: dad · video

Holiday Prime Rib

December 26th, 2013 · No Comments

This Christmas we ate prime rib for dinner rather than our more traditional turkey or ham main course, and it was delicious. For my own documentation for future years, and in case this is of interest to others who may find their way to this post, here are some details about what I did, my […]

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Tags: dad · food

An Interview with Fred McPherson

January 21st, 2013 · No Comments

This Friday I’m going to share a presentation at TEDxOU in Norman, Oklahoma. I’m planning to talk about the importance of storychasing the voices of our families, and am going to tell a story (among others) about Fred McPherson. Fred was like a grandfather to me, and a father to my mom and uncle who […]

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My Favorite Person Essay

October 9th, 2012 · 2 Comments

         Do you have that person in your life that makes you smile? That one lucky guy is my dad. I love him so much. He helps me with my homework. He loves to sing with me, and loves to cook with me. I love him and couldn’t imagine my life without him.   My […]

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Tags: dad · english · writing

Hello From Colorado Springs

September 27th, 2012 · No Comments

Welcome to another podcast on Learning Signs, recorded & published with Mobile Podcaster and WordPress. This is a quick podcast from Colorado Springs and the start of my 20th USAFA college reunion. [powerpress]http://learningsigns.speedofcreativity.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Hello-From-Colorado-Springs.m4a[/powerpress]

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New Mexico Green Chili Chili Recipe (mild)

February 11th, 2012 · 1 Comment

This week I’ve been gearing up for tonight’s Chili Cook-off at our church in Edmond, Oklahoma, and I’ve prepared a “New Mexico Green Chili Chili” inspired by Dan Tubb’s creation last year. I based my recipe on “Karen’s Classic Old-Fashioned New Mexico Green Chili” with a few modifications. Last Sunday I ‘practiced’ for the first […]

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Tags: cooking · dad

Open Face Roast Beef

December 7th, 2010 · No Comments

It’s hard to beat open faced roast beef with brown gravy, cabbage and fried okra. Yum! Next time you’re in Irving, Texas, be sure to stop by Mama’s Daughter’s Diner. Thanks to Yelp for the recommendation! – Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone

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Tags: dad · food · travel

Family Thanksgiving Photos

November 28th, 2010 · No Comments

We had a great time at Divine’s house for Thanksgiving this year! Technorati Tags: thanksgiving

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Tags: brother · dad · littlesister · mom · sister · travel

Animal adoption resources and VoiceThreads

November 25th, 2010 · No Comments

Rachel, I’m thinking the following resources would be of interest to you since you are very interested in animals and helping animals. Pet Finder is a website that shows pictures of animals available for adoption. The Social Animal is a website and group created by Emily Garman of Oklahoma City to promote adoption of pets. […]

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Tags: dad · littlesister

Wes and Bradley

November 13th, 2010 · No Comments

It was great to see my good friend and college roommate, Brad Ball, in Memphis this past September. I was in town for the Martin Institute’s fall conference. I’ve uploaded more photos to a Flickr set for the weekend. Technorati Tags: micon, brad, bradley, ball, micon10

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Family fun at Furrs

November 13th, 2010 · No Comments

Sometimes the best photos are candid shots. These were a few pics we took in September on a Sunday when we went to Furrs downtown. I’d won a Furrs gift card and we used it well. Yum! Technorati Tags: family, photos, furrs

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Dave the harbor seal emerges from silence

October 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

We were surprised to meet this guy in our Holland hotel room.

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Happy Halloween from the Fryers (JibJab fun!)

October 9th, 2010 · No Comments

Kudos to my mom who created (and purchased) the following video on JibJab. Happy Halloween! Did you know members of our family are so talented?! Technorati Tags: fun, video, youtube, halloween, jibjab

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January Snow in Edmond

February 13th, 2010 · No Comments

This was a short video I took from our front porch in January, when we received another blast of winter weather! Technorati Tags: edmond, flickr, oklahoma, snow, video, weather

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Tags: dad · weather

Blast from the past – Wes at age 10

February 3rd, 2010 · No Comments

I received an email from Facebook today that I’d been tagged in a photo…. taken (most likely) around 1980 in Columbus, Mississippi! Whoa! I wonder what my dad and I were looking at?!

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Showing and hiding text in a post

January 12th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Alexander and Sarah: In response to your question about hiding and showing text in a post, so you don’t have to reveal a spoiler for a book or movie, I found the post, “Toggle Visibility – Show/Hide Anything.” Here is my example. You may need to view JUST this post for the javascript to work. […]

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Dad’s first episode for The International Cooking Show: Fondue!

January 7th, 2010 · No Comments

This evening my kids helped me create my first contribution to “The International Cooking Show,” sharing our favorite family recipe for fondue. We recorded this in one take on my iPhone, and I edited it in iMovie ’09. I used the iMovie settings shown in Steven Sande’s post, “How to make iPhone videos sparkle with […]

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Tags: dad · food · littlesister · sister

Marco’s Maine Photos

October 17th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Marco Torres took some AMAZING photos yesterday and today, when we were able to have dinner and hang out with some other great Maine educators. These are a few of my favorites, see more in his October 2009 Flickr set. My photos from today are also available in a Flickr set.

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Tags: dad · sister · travel

I’m going to Maine!!!!!!!!!!!

September 28th, 2009 · 2 Comments

For fall break I’m going to Maine! I’m going to Augusta,Maine. here are some links. For Augusta, Maine: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augusta,_Maine for the conference: http://www.actem.org

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Tags: dad · sister · technology · travel

Highlights from Hawaii

July 19th, 2009 · No Comments

I have encouraged each member of our family to record a short audio message with AudioBoo of their personal highlight from our vacation. These are accessible from my AudioBoo profile page. As we are now on board our flight to the mainland and about to depart I do not think I have enough time to […]

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Observations from Kilauea

July 17th, 2009 · No Comments

Sarah, Rachel and Alexander recorded some observations this morning from the edge of Kilauea Caldera this morning using AudioBoo.

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Tags: brother · dad · littlesister · sister · travel

Cool at the Volcano House

July 16th, 2009 · 1 Comment

We flew from Honolulu on the island of Oahu to Hilo on the big island of Hawaii, today. We booked our flights early of course, the 1 way fare was $65 each, and the flight lasted 50 minutes. We spent several hours at a beautiful botanical garden today about 8 miles north of Hilo, and […]

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Audioboo Reflections from Pearl Harbor

July 14th, 2009 · No Comments

Our family visited Pearl Harbor today. Rachel and I recorded six new Audioboos tonight, reflecting on things we saw and learned today. These are all linked from my AudioBoo profile page. Since I am mobile blogging this from my iPhone I can’t embed the Audioboos, but I will link them separately below. Rachel: Torpedo At […]

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Tags: dad · littlesister · socialstudies · travel

Thinking about native cultures

July 14th, 2009 · No Comments

Our family enjoyed a luau this evening at the Hale Koa hotel in Honolulu, which is the military hotel on Waikiki. Since my dad is USAF-retired he could get us all tickets. The food and show were great. I am sure the closing fire dance act will be one of the big memories my kids […]

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