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Britt Griswold <[log in to unmask]>
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I'm game, especially since we can't send images to this list.



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.


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) 
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> > wrote:
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> Bruce Bartrug
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