Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usTue, 26 Jul 2016 17:25:23 EDTTue, 26 Jul 2016 17:25:23 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssHurry 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 EDTI'll just keep doing what I dohttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/839/I'll-just-keep-doing-what-I-do.htmlWhen you've been doing this journalist job as long as I have (some 30 years and counting), you pause every once in awhile to consider when will be the right time to stash away the reporter's pens and notebooks for good.Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:47:22 EDT