Even though I’m Deleting Facebook, Let’s Keep in Touch!

As I’ve mentioned on my blog and on Facebook, I’m deleting my Facebook account on my birthday in a matter of days. But I want to keep in touch with everyone, and I want you to be able to easily keep in touch with me. So, here are some easy ways for us to stay in touch. Ways to Keep… Continue reading

Yep, We’re Celebrating Here!

[twocol_one]Ten years ago, in April, 2004, my blog, timtyson.us, was born. At the time I really didn’t much know what a blog actually was. I was curious about it, though, thinking that it might be a great resource for educators. So, I started my own, to see if this tool is something a teacher might find helpful. I quickly found… Continue reading

My Blogging Year in Review…

Crunching the Numbers… The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 37,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 14 sold-out performances for that many people to see it. In 2013, there were 188 new posts (fewer than usual), growing the total archive… Continue reading

Down Memory Lane

My blog is about 6 months away from being 10 years old. I began blogging back in March, 2004. That’s just hard to believe. In some ways that seems like a lifetime ago while in others it seems like just yesterday. At present, my blog contains 3,156 posts, an average of  332 posts a year, or nearly 1 post per… Continue reading

WordPress 3.0

Image via CrunchBase Well, WordPress 3.0 has been available for download as a beta product until today.  It went alpha.  So I downloaded it having heard good things about its stability and usability.  I’m especially interested in exploring the merging of MU into the base installation. My upgrade was not without issues though:  immediately after the upgrade the WordPress version… Continue reading

Gratitude Is a Good Thing

I have to say thanks to one of the smartest and most patient guys I know, Evans. I met him in cyberspace probably about 10 years ago, and we have never really met face to face. Well, OK, we did try that video conferencing thing years ago when string connected computers to the Internet. I guess he really is a… Continue reading