Category Archives: video

“Love Will Make You Do the Strangest Things”

…like get married — years ago! Happy Anniversary to good friends David and Anne Ducharme-Jones! In addition to being life partners for many years, these two partner together in song as well. Over the last several years, I have had … Continue reading

Posted in Buller, Casa Dexter, friends, happiness, love, music, musicians, video, youtube | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Happy 4th of July!

Celebrate our country’s birthday with some American tunes today! The obvious starting point is our national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner” — except that the tune itself is so difficult to sing that only rarely do we hear an outstanding live … Continue reading

Posted in Buller, holiday, music, video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

SXSWedu 2017 doodle-notes (Part 2)

…continuing with last week’s doodle-notes from the Land of A-Ha’s: SXSWedu. Wednesday Tim Ferriss: Secrets of Accelerated Learning and Mastery The Challenge of Curation Next Generation Transmedia Learning Ecosystems How to Make Awesome Educational Videos The Premise & Promise of Hybrid Higher … Continue reading

Posted in Buller, creativity, doodle, education, Instructional design, Learning, library, SXSW, video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Rare Political Post

Generally, I avoid politics out here on the back porch. Today, I feel a need to share something prepared after the 2010 election cycle. Sorry: not sorry  

Posted in Buller, songs, video, youtube | Tagged | Leave a comment

Casa Dexter Bulletin Board

Confession: most of my blog entries are not actually written on the Back Porch. Oh, sure, I start out there sometimes, making notes or outlines, but almost all of the writing actually takes place inside at my desk. I tipped you off to that … Continue reading

Posted in books, Buller, Casa Dexter, creativity, crowdfunding, Movies, vacation, video, youtube | Leave a comment

Memories of Monterey

“3 days of understanding…. Of moving with one another… Even the cops grooved with us — Do you believe me, yeah? Down in Monterey…” The Monterey International Pop Festival held June 16-18, 1967 proved a pivotal event in American music, helping to … Continue reading

Posted in Buller, music, performances, video | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Songs of Summers Gone By: late 60s edition

June kicks off summer — never mind the solstice. Always used to be there was a “hit of the summer” on the radio each year. Sometimes, it was just one song everybody loved. More often, though, there was more than one so you could choose your … Continue reading

Posted in Buller, music, video, youtube | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment