The front page of today's Wall Street Journal (March 11, 2020) features a story about a rebound in the stock market (good news), two stories involving the COVID-19 outbreak (it is what it is), another item about a plan by Vladimir Putin to remain president of Russia (shocking!), and something about the removal of U.S. … Continue reading Dishing it out at the office
The other day I was discussing the film, "Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood" with a friend. When I referenced the scene where the fictional character Cliff Booth -- played by Brad Pitt -- gets into a skirmish with an actor portraying legendary martial artist, actor and philosopher Bruce Lee, my friend responded that … Continue reading How old is too old?
UPDATE NOV. 14, 2019: The vote by shareholders concerning the future of a planned $1.2 billion merger of two large newspaper corporations is underway today, according to this story in the Burlington Times-News, one of newspapers impacted by this deal. I expect it to be approved, which will combine GateHouse Media (New Media) and Gannett … Continue reading Updated: Concerned about the death of local news
Two items on today's (Feb. 7, 2019) Region section page of the Burlington Times-News got my attention. One was the print headline: "Council tables townhouse decision." Online the headline on the same story is: "Again, Burlington Council holds off on Garden Road development." Under either headline I'm bitterly opposed to this project and I'm glad … Continue reading Burlington: Where the sidewalks end and development begins