Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usFri, 17 Apr 2015 23:12:33 EDTFri, 17 Apr 2015 23:12:33 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssPopcornhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/825/Popcorn.html<p> A favorite childhood book of mine has been re released and I could not be more excited to spread the word.Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:44:29 EDTIt's spring, so get outside!http://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/824/It's-spring,-so-get-outside!.htmlWinter has broken and I'm among the many who have already taken advantage of the good weather to get outdoors. <P> For one weekend activity (aside from taking a handful of pictures for the paper) I took a shelter dog for a walk.Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:13:33 EDTA nuclear deal with Iranhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/823/A-nuclear-deal-with-Iran.htmlIt's Thursday, and my Twitter feed is blowing up with loud announcements about a breakthrough in nuclear negotiations with Iran. So far the deal looks to address some of the biggest concerns raised by critics and commentator.Thu, 2 Apr 2015 18:34:00 EDTDon't want no short peoplehttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/822/Don't-want-no-short-people.htmlI have a friend who didn't grow up in the U.S., though she is a citizen, and because of that has an accent. She's perfectly understandable, she just has an accent. For the record, she grew up in Sri Lanka.Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:59:36 EDTA Bit of This, a Touch of Thathttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/821/A-Bit-of-This,-a-Touch-of-That.htmlThere are actually several things I've been meaning to blog about recently, but for one reason or another have not. So what I'll do is touch on several topics and kill as many birds with one stone as I can.Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:41:21 EDT