Author Archives: Don

About Don

Social entrepreneur, Educator, Open Source Advocate

Grateful to be well

Last week at this time I was sitting in the emergency room at Olean General Hospital. My future was uncertain as nurses and staff members examined me. I arrived at the emergency room short of breath. That’s a great way … Continue reading

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An urgent read for educators

An Urgency of Teachers: the Work of Critical Digital Pedagogy by Jesse Stommel My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a great book. It is a collection of essays and it is thought provoking beyond measure. I’m so glad … Continue reading

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Forge Your Future with Open Source by VM (Vicky) Brasseur My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a very well book and a must read if you’re interested at all in open source and open source projects. Vicky Brasseur … Continue reading

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Particular Notes of Hope

Almost Everything: Notes on Hope by Anne Lamott My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a great book as are all the books I’ve ever read by Anne Lamott. This one had some key insights for me or maybe … Continue reading

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GnuCash 3.3 on MacOS Mojave

A week ago as I pondered upgrading to MacOS Mojave I wondered would I be able to use GnuCash on which I’ve grown to depend. Some of the research I had done on support sites indicated that the older 2.xx … Continue reading

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A must read from a great writer

From the Corner of the Oval by Beck Dorey-Stein My rating: 5 of 5 stars I loved the book. Beck Dorey-Stein is a great writer and I look forward to more of her work. This is a very interesting book … Continue reading

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I love my new life

It’s been five years since I left public education and in that time I’ve realized how much I like my life as a part time writer in an open source community. I had been looking for a research job in … Continue reading

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