Staff blogs

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    The power of the blog

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    I read an article a while back in the Victoria Advocate about blogs. Our own resident blogger here on Vicad, Kelli was quoted (yay Kelli!). The article was very informative and I enjoyed reading what Kelli had to say about ...

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    Food for thought: Nachos

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Today we highlight the marvelous, the tasty, the messy food that gets you cheesy all over: nachos. Definition: Nachos in their simplest form are tortilla chips covered in melted cheese. Use a napkin A little history about nachos: San Antonio ...

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    Food for thought: Fajitas

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    I am going to start something here that I had begun on my old blog, talking about the food that is associated with my heritage. Oh, I'm Mexican, remember? Now I'll have to admit I'm not a fan of all ...

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    Jacket weather

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    It's amazing. Today I actually had to wear a jacket. Then again if you know me, I always wear a jacket. But today I had a reason to wear it outside thanks to the cold front that blew in yesterday. ...

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    A blog about nothing

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    I was reading an article on the web by Jakob Nielsen called "Weblog Usability: The Top Ten Design Mistakes." It is a summary of the most frequent mistakes people make when creating their blog. The guidelines he lists are aimed ...

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    October: Dyslexia Awareness Month

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Last year the International Dyslexia Association officially proclaimed October Dyslexia Awareness Month. Dyslexia, is often a disorder that is misunderstood. I was reading an article that gave an excellent description: "Not that dyslexia is limited to reading problems. Reading specialist ...

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    An apple a day

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Many of you have probably seen or read about Apple's latest ipod. What's the big deal? Well this one plays video. From Engadget: It has a 320 x 240 pixel, 2.5-inch, 260,000 color display, 20 hours of battery life, and ...

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    So Tired

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    After a week of midterms, essays, homework and working fulltime, this is how I feel: Photo courtesy of my sister Guess it will be like this for a while unless I ever write a book that will be featured in ...

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    No soup for you

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Here's a thing to keep in mind dear readers: soup and cell phones don't mix. Never drop your cell phone accidently into a bowl of soup, because chances are it won't work properly after that. Don't ask. If anyone has ...

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    Be Cool

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Our community has had a rough couple of weeks. Here are some more photos I took in Maine, maybe it will help us relax. Also goes in tune with our cooler weather today...finally. Acadia National Park, Maine Islesboro, Maine

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