WEDNESDAY, OCT. 31, 2012
Wed., Oct. 31, 2012, 1 p.m.
A) Speeding in residential areas. B) Angry typing. C) Talking loudly in movie theaters. D) Complaining about the entree. E) Bouncing grandchildren on knee. F) Reading in the employee restroom. G) Creating exclamation points. H) Considering getting up. I) Other.
Wed., Oct. 31, 2012, 11:15 a.m.
Walked over to Riverfront Park to purchase my Ice Palace season pass and go for a quick skate. There were about 15,000 kids there, give or take a few. Think squealing, laughing and kid-voice chortles. Did I mention squealing? I'm always pleased to see the...
Wed., Oct. 31, 2012, 8:45 a.m.
A friend who is the Public Editor at a large newspaper far from here told me that almost 200 subscribers decided to cancel their subscriptions after his paper's presidential endorsement appeared. I think he spent time on the phone with a lot of them. What...
Wed., Oct. 31, 2012, 8:13 a.m.
While I was out of the office last week, someone left a six-pack of microbrew beer under my desk. There was no note. I have some theories, but as I write this I am not sure which of my colleagues left me with this thoughtful...
Wed., Oct. 31, 2012, 6:10 a.m.
Do: Say "Hey, are you Frankenweenie?" Don't: Say "What the hell are you supposed to be?" Do: Smile. The temptation to try to be scary is understandable. But it's not always a great idea. Don't: Require kids to pass a political litmus test. Do: Praise...
TUESDAY, OCT. 30, 2012
Tue., Oct. 30, 2012, 3:47 p.m.
Well, that would be one way to stick your thumb in the eye of Commie vegetarian families. Or would it? Is there really any animal tissue in treats of that ilk or is the jerky family of fine foods actually 100% preservatives? www.trailsbest.com
Tue., Oct. 30, 2012, 1:25 p.m.
Liz Cox keeps getting renewal notices from Newsweek, which strikes her as odd since the magazine is about to pull the plug on the print product. Cox said that if she next gets subscription offers from Life and The Saturday Evening Post she will listen...
Tue., Oct. 30, 2012, 8:49 a.m.
Scott Walker's phone system creates email messages from voicemail. "The auto-correct or whatever text software they use is not always accurate," he wrote. Which might explain a recent email version of a phone message from a local political candidate. It began, "Hi I'm dancing McGlocklin...
Tue., Oct. 30, 2012
www.trakt.tv In an episode called "Too Many Stars," the New Rochelle PTA plans to stage its annual variety show. Antics ensue. How much money would you have donated to the fundraisers in exchange for not having to sit through said variety show?
MONDAY, OCT. 29, 2012
Mon., Oct. 29, 2012, 9:17 a.m.
Congratulations to the San Francisco Giants and their fans. But it's not all doom and gloom for fans of the Detroit Tigers. Here are half a dozen reasons why. 1. The early end of the series means no more "Grab Some Buds" commercials. (Assuming here...
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