Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usTue, 9 Feb 2016 02:28:16 EDTTue, 9 Feb 2016 02:28:16 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssWe need a better air fare dealhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/854/We-need-a-better-air-fare-deal.htmlTwo pieces in The News, one Marialaina Goeke's letter to the editor and the other Doug Pugh's latest column, have me thinking about traveling.Tue, 26 Jan 2016 19:43:55 EDTIn defense of snowfallhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/845/In-defense-of-snowfall.htmlThere's strange weather brewing over our state, yet again. Surely you've heard the old joke about Michigan weather ("If you don't like it, just wait 10 minutes," in case you've been spared from that old groaner) but this year is especially w.Mon, 4 Jan 2016 17:51:05 EDTToo many books: a happy problemhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/842/Too-many-books--a-happy-problem.htmlBook-juggling is a terrible way to read, but oftentimes the only way I get any leisure reading done.Mon, 12 Oct 2015 17:37:50 EDTReminiscing about fallen car brandshttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/838/Reminiscing-about-fallen-car-brands.htmlHaving been to a few car shows this summer, and having just wrote an article about a Rogers City-area couple with a love for Mustangs (check out the Aug. 22 paper for the full story, or click <a href="http://www.thealpenanews.com/page/content.Tue, 25 Aug 2015 13:59:14 EDT10 indispensable books on my shelfhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/835/10-indispensable-books-on-my-shelf.htmlI'm a fairly avid reader, although not as much as some. There are times when I'm reading five books at once, not making much progress in any, and others where I'm voraciously hammering at a single titl.Fri, 24 Jul 2015 15:31:58 EDT