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  1. Seeds of Never-Seen Dreams


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    Seeds of Never-Seen Dreams is a geneagraphical digital story based on my great-grandmother Flora Delcina Hunsley Smith’s life. Composed of family photographs, documents, and quilts, this piece…

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    • June


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      June is a seven-minute digital story about a college friendship that ended in tragedy and the attempt twenty-five years later to remember both the joy and the pain of that time. The piece intersperses…

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      • Flowers Are Better Than Bullets


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        Flowers are Better than Bullets was inspired by two events when I was in fifth grade in the spring of 1970. April 22 was the celebration of the first Earth Day and our wonderful teacher, Mr. Osborn,…

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        • Bricks


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          This digital story started with black and white photos of bricks from an old house being torn down in the countryside near our farm. I stopped several times to take pictures, wanting to document the…

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          • Stonebridge Farmgiving


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            A look at the community of Stonebridge Farm CSA and the "farmgiving" created by placing our lives alongside the boundless and bountiful generosity of the land on which we depend.

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            • Note To Self: This is What Beautiful Looks Like


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              This collaborative digital story was created by the Spring 2011 Women’s Wellness service learning practicum of my “Coming of Age in Multicultural Women’s Literature” course…

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              • Words of Happiness


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                Words of Happiness shares the story of Reading Buddies, the service learning project I created for my writing students at the University of Colorado in collaboration with our local literacy program,…

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                • The First Earth Day . . . and Still Counting


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                  The First Earth Day . . . and Still Counting tells the story of my fifth-grade class's celebration of the first Earth Day in 1970. Our teacher, Mr. Osborn, inspired us to engage with this monumental…

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                  • A Bushel's Worth on KGNU 8-19-13


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                    An interview with Kayann Short, author of A Bushel's Worth: An Ecobiography, by KGNU reporter Elena Klaver on August 19, 2013. In A Bushel’s Worth, Short writes about small-scale, organic…

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                    • A Farm to Come Home To


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                      A Farm to Come Home To was the first digital story I ever made. While developing a new Literature of Lifewriting course at the University of Colorado-Boulder in 2006, I learned of the Center for Digital…

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                      • sidekick


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                        I made this "snapshot" story on my ipad with just one photo in imovie. It took a while to find the photograph because my sister had it in a box of old pictures that was eventually discovered…

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