Mr. Emmet and I watch a lot of local news. I think it’s a Zen thing. There’s a comforting familiarity, a seamless sameness, to it. There’s a daily checklist:
* Five second mention of ...
At last count, the Disney measles outbreak is at 114 cases, with one who took Amtrak in New York state while contagious. It's time for some serious proposals to deal with this and prevent future ...
My sister used to work at a public library in Virginia. On snow days schools would close, but the libraries would stay open. She said she felt like she and her coworkers became the city's ...
In an off handed comment made after the 2012 election, President Barack Obama said we need to fix our election process. This is a welcome suggestion. Our election process is badly broken and has ...
I have seen a lot of diaries on the upcoming Election Day. Some of them are woeful predictions of a crushing loss of the Senate. Others are ridiculously rosy predictions of upset victories and "...
"It's likely that everyone has already been hacked."
- Michael Wolf
Michael Wolf is someone that you should listen to. When it comes to issues of technology and business.
He might just shake ...
The news has seen a good deal of speculation and hand-wringing regarding the ongoing crisis in the Ukraine. The destruction of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, apparently by the pro-Russian ...
How many total ancestors do you have?
Genealogists identify ancestors by following paper trails preserved in archivesâtraditional and digital. Although the goals of genealogists vary, a large ...
In my last diary (“ Oklahoma, Where It’s Complicated Deep Beneath The Plains ”) I noted the wide variety of anthropogenic triggers to some seismicity. That diary was specifically about what ...
May I have your attention, please?
If I told you that 200 girls were kidnapped from their school by a bunch of terrorists and the terrorists were now threatening to kill all of them how would you ...