Old Dog, New Tricks

No this will not be a back to back Gandy post.  I wouldn’t do that to you few who CAN get enough dog stories and pictures.

But what I will do is get geeky on ya. I’m always looking for ways to make easy things look hard–more often than not, with regard to publicity about some town event or another, to post to FB, the blog or elsewhere.

And so along comes what seems like a good investment of five bucks. Flowboard, long an ipad app, has just become available as Flowvella for the Mac and for 25% of the original cost of the ipad app. So I gave it a shot. My first five minute 3-slide about-nothing FLOWBOARD is at this link because I could not make the embed code work. Yet.

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Fred First holds masters degrees in Vertebrate Zoology and physical therapy, and has been a biology teacher and physical therapist by profession. He moved to southwest Virginia in 1975 and to Floyd County in 1997. He maintains a daily photo-blog, broadcasts essays on the Roanoke NPR station, and contributes regular columns for the Floyd Press and Roanoke's Star Sentinel. His two non-fiction books, Slow Road Home and his recent What We Hold in Our Hands, celebrate the riches that we possess in our families and communities, our natural bounty, social capital and Appalachian cultures old and new. He has served on the Jacksonville Center Board of Directors and is newly active in the Sustain Floyd organization. He lives in northeastern Floyd County on the headwaters of the Roanoke River.

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