I didn't realize we could use Google in so many ways. Every nine-weeks I create calendars for my students to follow. I used to use my school's email application to do this electronically, but last year the calendar component fizzled out. Now I know I can go to Google Calendar to create these and share them electronically instead of handwriting a blank calendar like I ended up doing the last semester of last year. Here is the link to the calendar I created for my family to know what days are online and what are face-to-face for my night class the next couple of weeks:
Google Earth is really exciting. I downloaded the application and then zeroed in on my home's street. I could even see my car in the driveway. It is just a hair away from being disturbing; knowing that at any given moment something from far above is taking pictures of us little people below.
My cooking group uses Google Docs to communicate meal duties once a week. I am out for a while with my night class, and I updated our Google spreadsheet to show what days I would be out and when I would start cooking again. Here is our online doc through Google: