Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Problems We Solve and the Ones We Ignore

In which I apply what I know, wondering whether it can help me with something I don’t understand.   This week I finally bought an actual camera, having limited myself to shots with my phone for months which meant no … Continue reading

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What can you infer about Thai culture from a series of photos of the sports day parade?

Look closely for patterns, and consider what culture is.  It includes a lot, language, norms, values, behaviors, priorites, art styles.  If you were trying to help American students understand culture, it would be hard to get them to see their … Continue reading

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Oh Glory, It’s Going to Rain!

Imperceptible at first, the sky darkens a degree, a lumen, a shade. The wind begins with tentative wafts. Then, no-I-mean-it bursts that say, “This is your warning. Get inside or get ready to be wet.” The sounds of the wind … Continue reading

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