Memory and the Learning of Emotional Intelligence

Gyeongbokkung, Seoul, Korea

This is a somewhat personal post, or at least I am using personal experiences to make a larger case about the learning of emotional intelligence, or even maturity, as an exercise in perpetual reflection. Whether or not this type of learning ever makes it on to a formal curriculum or is encapsulated by a formal […]

Digital Nostalgia: There is no forgetting

Since our discussions of digital culture seem to encapsulate so many emotive elements, it stands to reason that they would include one for nostalgia. In the interests of research bias disclosure, I must forewarn that I am a nostalgic sort. Sitting here knee deep in the throngs of a Princeton autumn lends itself to that, […]

Memory, Loss, and Learning

It has been a few months (5) since my Uncle Larry has passed away and rather than reflect on the loss itself, I decided it would be worthwhile to recreate the experience as a learning threshold, a point where knowledge expands upon itself in some sort of portal experience. I suppose there have been a […]

We lost a good friend: Adam Cline

This is part of the reason I was having a tough day. A few weeks after I had reconnected with him after the many years since our finishing school in Dayton, Ohio, a dear friend (one that I had not seen in over 12 years) passed away. His name was Adam Cline and he was […]

Blaze Gallagher and the American Memory

I only include this because it is a very cool image of a Gallagher. The father’s name is Blaze Gallagher. Seriously. This is Blaze and his son (and his guitar) in North Dakota in 1937. From the American Memory Project at the Library of Congress.