Joshua Beatty

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2019-02-16: Oval Craft Brewing, where the beer is good and the dogs beg for your pretzel.

2019-02-16: Reading notes: Alice Herdan-Zuckmayer, The Farm in the Green Mountains 📚 Herdan-Zuckmayer, Alice. The Farm in the Green Mountains. Translated from German by Ida H. …

2019-02-12: Education and research go together. Even more important than mere teaching of technology is the …

2019-02-12: Today’s project: reverse-engineering our Word letterhead and recreating it in Latex.

2019-02-11: Reading notes: Matthew Thomas, Maple King: The Making of a Maple Sugar Empire 📚 Thomas, Matthew M. Maple King: The Making of a Maple Sugar Empire. Published by author, 2018. The …

2019-02-10: The Lake Champlain ferry doubles as an icebreaker.

2019-02-09: Our old Saturday night standby: Livingoods’, Peru, NY

2019-02-01: Reviewing January 2019 January began poorly, as we had to say goodbye to our cat Simon. In late December he hurt himself …

2019-01-28: Our local library system is now loaning out baking pans, resume-writing kits, and pickleball sets. …

2019-01-04: Five and a half years ago Ellen called to tell me she’d found a stray, sick orange cat huddled …

2018-12-31: Goodbye 2018 It’s strange how placid things feel now at the end of December, because, taken event by event, …

2018-12-24: Twilight snow, Christmas Eve, Saranac River

2018-12-23: Waiting for Santa

2018-12-22: Whale cider

2018-11-11: Lenticular clouds, Adirondacks

2018-11-01: this is fine

2018-10-29: Campus, after rain

2018-10-18: My birthday present: an Arséne Wenger figurine

2018-10-14: Sunset over Lake Champlain

2018-10-14: Five years; one month

2018-10-09: The Madison Boulder, at 85’ x 37’ x 23’ the largest glacial erratic in North America. It’s big!

2018-10-08: Foothills of the White Mountains, near Madison, NH

2018-09-29: Mourinho, hands in pockets, trudging through a field of soap bubbles.

2018-09-27: One last harvest.

2018-09-19: Point au Roche, September 2

2018-09-10: a sea serpent for the campus pond, that’ll help admissions

2018-08-11: What passed for fun in the Eastern Townships, circa 1875. (Source: Little, J. I. “A Wilderness …

2018-08-07: From the Dept. of Intersecting Interests: Ruby Tandoh of the Great British Baking Show writes about …

2018-08-02: The Stanford UP edition of The American Yawp doesn’t look to have broken any links!

2018-07-29: Ishii vs. Ibushi. Who knew Kota could brawl like that?

2018-07-26: “Elsevier solutions” shudder

2018-07-26: Writing a memoir, bird by bird.

2018-07-25: I was, I thought, ahead of schedule in prepping my US history survey course, spending the morning …

2018-07-17: a perfectly normal combination

2017-04-08: Converting PDF files for use with LiquidText I’ve begun to use an iPad to annotate pdf files. Many apps let you highlight text and write …

2016-01-18: Chambliss and Takacs, How College Works: The Importance of Place Chambliss and Takacs rely on sociologist Randall Collins’s theory of “how emotionally …

2016-01-01: Browsing matters There was a moment of serendipity on my Twitter feed today. First, Nnedi Okarafor wrote: I had to …

2015-12-29: Chambliss and Takacs, How College Works: Teaching and Learning Skills In How College Works, Daniel Chambliss and Christopher Takacs (C&T) argue that “college …

2015-12-21: Shimer College and Diversity Jo Becker, writing in Vice: In every class I've had at Shimer, women have struggled to speak and be …

2015-12-18: Oral History and Earthquakes Ann Finkbeiner, “The Great Quake and the Great Drowning,” in Hakai: From the Tolowa …

2015-12-16: On Chambliss and Takacs, How College Works How College Works, by Daniel F. Chambliss and Christopher G. Takacs, is a book about the ingredients …

2010-05-28: Historical Documents in a Digital Library: OCR, Metadata, and Crowdsourcing

This was originally written as a paper for Chris Tomer’s graduate class on Digital Libraries …