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Living, Social and Digital Worlds

June 22, 2010


Sorry, this post is still in progress. On my birthday, as it happened, I chaperoned four first grade boys at the Philadelphia Zoo. I decided life would be easier if I didn’t attempt to steer them much, so I asked them what they wanted to see and do and followed their lead.  Eli wanted to […]

Talent Night in Jenkintown

June 9, 2010


The prevailing mood was one of unconditional approval and celebration. There was no nasty Simon Cowell to tell the young man in Elton John-like over-sized plastic glasses who sang “Paparazzi” that his voice was a bit rough or off-key. His assembled classmates fairly roared with praise when his (and every performer’s) act finished, no matter its imperfections or truncation due to stage fright.