Archive for the ‘Culture’ Category

Thanksgiving

27Nov09

Here I sit near the end of one of the worst Thanksgivings of my life.  I’ll admit up front that I’m whining a bit, and I realize there are lots of people out there that have had crappier holidays than I will ever have.  But for me this one still sucks.  This is the first […]


“That’s not fair!” Parents hear this all the time when they don’t do the exact same thing for each for their children.  I think that I didn’t hear it from my son largely because he is an only child.  Where I often heard it was at work as a restaurant manager.  But people don’t realize […]


Why is it some people seem to be able to put out multiple blog posts a day?  How do they do it?  I struggle to get more than one in a week.  Is there something wrong with me? It’s not a problem with coming up with ideas.  I’ve got a stack of about 20 ideas […]


Everyone is lamenting the impending doom of the daily newspaper.  Costs for personnel and materials keep going up.  Ad revenues, which have been sinking for a long time have crashed with the economy.  Readership continues to dwindle as people turn to the web for updates on continuing stories.  By the time the newspaper hits the […]