Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usMon, 6 Jul 2015 09:21:09 EDTMon, 6 Jul 2015 09:21:09 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssMake an outward (and inward) trekhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/831/Make-an-outward-(and-inward)-trek.htmlI've been thinking since seeing the movie "Wild." It's about Cheryl Strayed's hike on the Portland Crest Trail, which stretches 2,663 miles from Mexico to Canada (spoiler alert: she makes it).Wed, 3 Jun 2015 16:51:08 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 yell 'cut' just yethttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/817/Don't-yell-'cut'-just-yet.htmlIf Michigan lawmakers vote to eliminate the state's film tax credits, they're cutting off their noses to spite their faces.Fri, 13 Mar 2015 12:13:20 EDTThe (belated) end of an era?http://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/814/The-(belated)-end-of-an-era?.htmlMy dad and I were discussing the demise of Radio Shack a day or so after the company announced its pending bankruptcy. <P> I thought it was the end of an era, but he reminded me the era had passed a long time ago.Fri, 20 Feb 2015 12:39:12 EDT