tools on a workbench

Posting in a New and Yet Familiar Place

A blog post. No apologies for time elapsed since the last one. No promises of when the next one will come. However, this post ushers in an exciting (to me) new tool to refresh the look

The Last Frame of ‘Every Frame a Painting’

There are many good video essay channels out there, but one that was particularly instructive to me was Every Frame a Painting. Sadly, they will cease to produce content. A tip of the hat to Alex4D

Old Time film projector

All Those Years Ago

It’s been so long, I don’t know the exact date. However, today being the last day in October, I can say unequivocally that I have been an Instructional Technologist now for 25 years!

Bike Lane A1A

The Lengths I Go to Ride

One week ago (5-6-17) I had a dilemma. I woke up to a warm and hazy morning, but it wasn’t hazy because of humidity. It was the haze of smoke – from the West Mims fire

Drone in Flight

License to Fly

Quick update (long overdue) about just one of the things I’ve been working on. Actually, it’s been done for a while, but today this card arrived in my mailbox – my official FAA issued UAS (Unmanned

Clarify Icon

Ordering Clarify

Happy Monday morning! Getting in to work today I checked my Feedly (RSS reader – yep, I still use RSS every day) and discovered that Tim Owens at Reclaim Hosting had written a post about using

Andy Deep in Thought

World, Hello.

When I worked at the University of Mary Washington, I always got a kick out of a new semester and hence new websites from a new group of students using WordPress. Whether it was UMWBlogs or

Chains break by the weakest link

WordPress and Its Amazing Longevity

I’m realizing now that I could write several posts that start with the title, “WordPress and Its Amazing …” However, this post tells a funny story about broken web links. I use a plugin on many

Amazing Openness

WordPress and Its Amazing Openness

Several years ago, I got tagged as the “media guy” while I was working at the University of Mary Washington, which meant I was the resource for all things video and audio in DTLT (UMW’s Teaching

Narrated Slides on Laptop

Variation on Narrated Slides

The Center for Instruction & Research Technology (CIRT) recently held its Open House for UNF faculty. One of the popular stops on the tour was the video studio. With the help from one of the CIRT Techs,