Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usMon, 26 Sep 2016 16:42:27 EDTMon, 26 Sep 2016 16:42:27 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssKat V finding renewed lifehttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/902/Kat-V-finding-renewed-life.htmlProgress, though it can crawl along at the proverbial snail's pace, often proves worth it in the end. That's not some big epiphony, but rather an observation contrasting a story I did in 2001, with one planned for later this week.Mon, 29 Aug 2016 16:42:41 EDTHurry up and waithttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/886/Hurry-up-and-wait.htmlHurry up and wait. <P> That pretty much sums up life at the moment. My husband and I are anxiously awaiting the birth of our third granddaughter. Her parents live in Madison, Wis.Wed, 20 Apr 2016 16:14:25 EDTErrand gone awryhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/870/Errand-gone-awry.htmlIt seemed simple enough on the surface. I'd spent the biggest chunk of my work day inputting dozens of new events into the weekly Community Calendar of Events page, a responsibility I affectionately refer to as my weekly exercise in tediousnes.Tue, 22 Mar 2016 10:34:06 EDTIn praise of vacationshttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/864/In-praise-of-vacations.htmlVacations seem to take on more and more personal significance as the years go by.Thu, 25 Feb 2016 15:11:10 EDTAnniversary triadhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/850/Anniversary-triad.htmlAfter nearly 30 years on the job, you can appreciate anniversaries of organizations that have maintained a vital presence in the community for multiple decade.Mon, 18 Jan 2016 10:53:06 EDT