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Joan Lee <[log in to unmask]>
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Sounds good to me! Joan
On Aug 3, 2008, at 12:46 AM, Britt Griswold wrote:

> I'm game, especially since we can't send images to this list.
> Britt
> _________________
> Anyone have an objection to me starting a MySpace and Facebook page
> for the group?  Stick our toes into the water so to speak?  The
> passwords and logins will be made available to anyone in the group to
> add pictures from your computers or cells and honestly, it could be
> fun if even a few people contribute.
> Chuck
> On Aug 2, 2008, at 7:41 PM, Bruce Bartrug wrote:
>> Catherine,
>> I've found the same thing in many places in the world, but
>> especially in Latin America.  When a friend wondered if I was really
>> in Chile because I was firing emails home every other day, I had to
>> reply that, 1.) Chile was a modern country, and 2.) the internet
>> really took off in South America.  And not just in the southern
>> cone.  As you indicated, even in small towns in remote Patagonia one
>> can find internet cafes with modern equipment that one can use for a
>> dollar an hour.  In Buenos Aires I met an American couple that were
>> living in Argentina because it was cheaper and the internet was
>> quicker -- they did their work on line.
>> I, too, have very much enjoyed this thread, and I must say I'm most
>> encouraged by the professionalism and desire to be in the thick of
>> the fray, so to speak, of the educators who have contributed.  I
>> have a feeling that many of our young people will respond to your
>> efforts.   We all seem to have the same concerns about the ways
>> things are moving faster than we can keep up, but at least you have
>> a more positive attitude than I, and are trying to find ways to not
>> only cope, but contribute.  Maybe I'm just getting to be an old
>> crab.  (Actually it all started with election of Shrub, but let's
>> not get started on that. :)
>> I, too, realize that what's happening is unstoppable, and I too
>> enjoy the fruits of the digital age that has spawned the current
>> shift.  I still have concerns about the speed at which things are
>> changing and what it will do to the generations that have to live in
>> that constant shift and rapid evolution.  But then, they're better
>> equipped to evolve with it.  Unlike us old grouches still muttering
>> about Shrub.
>> b
>> On Sat, Aug 2, 2008 at 1:35 PM, Bursch, Catherine M (DFG)
> <[log in to unmask]
>>> wrote:
>> -- 
>> Bruce Bartrug
>> PO Box 106
>> Nobleboro, ME 04555 USA
>> 207 563-1867
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