Up and Running

I once wrote a poem entitled, Ode to a Blank Piece of Paper ~ it spoke to the excitement of a fresh start and a new beginning and to a tiny sense of reluctance to make the first defining mark. Starting a new blog brings out many of the same feelings. I could spend hours just sorting through and trying on the wide variety of themes available through WordPress. I could, quite happily,  lose myself looking at all the bells and whistles associated with  Wordpress. Fun, daunting, time consuming!

This is not my first blog. I have been blogging since 2007 but bloggerspot has been my home. This fall I participated in an open online seminar called Exploring Personal Learning Networks.  It was orchestrated/hosted/facilitated by Jeff Merrell and Kimberly Scott out of Northwestern University in Chicago. If you are interested in my eXPLoRation of Personal Learning Networks checkout  http://xplrpln.blogspot.ca/ 

About Maureen Crawford

I work as a researcher and educational consultant. My undergraduate degree is in industrial design so design thinking has long been part of my process - emergent connectivist learning resonates strongly with me.
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

4 Responses to Up and Running

  1. oleurrutia says:

    This is a cool post that probably captures my feelings and current experience in blogging for #comm506. I’ve re-posted this on my blog… It would be nice if you could post that poem!

  2. Thanks Leo. I wrote the poem when I was a teenager and I like to believe that my poetry has improved since then . . . but here it is.

    Ode to a blank Piece of Paper

    Oh piece of blank white paper,
    You have yet to know the limits of design
    Your scope is infinite
    I stand in awe of the things you could be
    I hesitate to make a single defining mark
    For you are the definition of imagination.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s