trip to the moon

Getting Ready for a Trip to the Moon!

December 22, 2017

Hope you enjoy a little GIF from the delightful short silent film by Georges Méliès, A Trip to the Moon. Read more

Digital Storytelling ds106 Week 2: Bootcamping It

November 25, 2012

This is my second weekly summary of ds106 Digital Storytelling assignment. I’m a slow student, now finishing up week 2 while the class is on week 14! This week’s assignment truly was Bootcamp, with substantial, time consuming tasks – all very worthwhile and resulting in great improvements to this blog.… Read more

Steal This Blog

November 25, 2012

Has the Occupy movement gone away, gone underground or has it morphed into a New Occupy movement as activists find new modes of challenging existing power structures? We are on the brink of even greater social change as individuals form and collaborate in communities online, social, and networked like never… Read more

Digital Storytelling ds106 Week 1: Bootcamp

November 4, 2012

This is my first weekly summary, in response to ds106 Week One: Bootcamp. I’m in the first week of the ds106 syllabus and anyone who started the course on time is 10 weeks ahead of me. That’s the beauty of participating in this online Digital Storytelling course as it’s wide… Read more

Phonar Creative Workshop #4: A Personal Story

November 3, 2012

Shattering glass disturbed me, but on that hot August night in Atlanta, I was lulled back to sleep by the humming air conditioner unit in the bedroom window. I was alone in our Midtown apartment across from PIedmont Park. My musician husband was out playing a gig and not due… Read more

Phonar Creative Workshop #3: Unphotographable – “Confederate Intrenchments (sic)”

November 3, 2012

The assignment was to choose a subject from Michael David Murphy’s “Unphotographable.” I selected: “This is a picture I did not take of a six-foot long tree limb as thick as an arm, crashing to the ground and missing my head by inches while I stood beside one of those… Read more

Phonar Creative Workshop #1: Journey to Work in Another Time

November 2, 2012

The first Phonar assignment – actually a pre-task – was to “tell the story of your journey to school … If you don’t go to school, tell your journey to work, or to anywhere for that matter.” My journey to work is a bit different. It’s not about a commute to… Read more

Color Splash: Pumpkin

November 2, 2012

Visual Assignment – Splash the color, using a technique to emphasize details, removing all color from a photo, and then restoring original color to a single object. Read more

Phonar #2: Sensory Deprivation at the Pier and at the Beach

November 1, 2012

Creative Workshop 2: Alienated Sensory Mashup. The Phonar assignment was to work with a partner, with one being “Eyes” and the other, “Ears”. Ears equipped with sound recording equipment and blindfolded, leading Eyes on a guided journey through a range of different environments. Ears will dictate the pace of the journey… Read more