Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usFri, 31 Oct 2014 22:38:26 EDTFri, 31 Oct 2014 22:38:26 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssThe Biggest Fright of All. . .http://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/774/The-Biggest-Fright-of-All.-.-..html<p> This week the newest children's book by Neil Gaiman, "Hansel and Gretel" arrived at the local bookstore. Of course this meant I had to purchase a copy.Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:51:48 EDTJust a reminderhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/773/Just-a-reminder.htmlMonday I was reminded on my way to work again of the beauty that is Northeast Michigan.Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:14:57 EDTDoing D.C.http://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/772/Doing-D.C..htmlEarlier this week, my husband and I returned from a four-night visit to Washington, D.C., a place that can't be topped in terms of its treasure trove of history-laden sites, artifacts and monuments.Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:23:14 EDTA Lesson from Chimpshttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/771/A-Lesson-from-Chimps.htmlThe communication skills of animals has always fascinated me, especially considering how often the intelligence of these animals has been denigrated by expert.Fri, 10 Oct 2014 15:12:37 EDTNobel Prize 2014http://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/770/Nobel-Prize-2014.html<p>I am torn in my feelings on this year's Nobel prize in literature. On one side, I could not be happier about who was selected as it was a very pleasant surprise to m.Thu, 9 Oct 2014 16:31:17 EDT