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Monday April 6th, 2020 7:24AM
Dealing with information overload
I was a big fan of the comic strip “Shoe,” about a bunch of birds who worked at a newspaper. Naturally, a lot of the strips hit home for me, a guy who has spent close to 40 years working in one newsroom or another.
8:54AM ( 5 days ago )
On Census Day, we all count the same
I filled out my Census form over the weekend, and I’m not ashamed to admit I was excited about it. I like the Census. It’s fair. At least once every 10 years, everybody in America is equal. We all count the same. One.
8:00AM ( 1 week ago )
If coronavirus doesn't get you, the asteroid will
I know we’re all consumed with Coronavirus news right now, but I saw an article last week about an asteroid that is expected to pass near the Earth next month, and all I can think about are movies like “Deep Impact” and “Armageddon.”
11:03AM ( 2 weeks ago )
The concept of time
Twice a year – when we start daylight saving time and when we end it – we have a conversation in this country about leaving our clocks alone. This time of year, people like to complain about how losing an hour of sleep in the spring messes them up. In the fall, people complain about how dark it is so early at night.
9:00AM ( 3 weeks ago )
Zapping real-life problems
I firmly believe that one of the greatest technological advances of the 20th century was the invention of the television remote control.
8:00AM ( 1 month ago )
Finding a way to keep time
The other morning, I looked at my wrist to see what time it was because I thought I was running late. But my fitness device wasn’t there.
2:22PM ( 1 month ago )
It's all downhill from here
A friend asked me last week if I wanted to go with her and a few other of our friends on a skiing trip to Breckenridge, Colorado.
8:41AM ( 1 month ago )
The reality of an election season
We have the damnedest way of electing presidents in this country.
2:00PM ( 1 month ago )