Monthly Archives: May 2007

My Kind of Town …

I was startled when doing some blog surfing the other day. There are an astounding number of listings for “Five Things I Hate About Milwaukee.” Milwaukee being the big city just to our east (and my place of birth), I … Continue reading

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Stone Cold

The bell has tolled for Dateline NBC host Stone Phillips. The network announced yesterday that his last appearance on Dateline, and on NBC for that matter, will be in June. Probably not a bad thing – for NBC and even … Continue reading

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On Manners Lost and Things Taken for Granted

Consideration. Have you thought much about that word lately? I sure have. I remember a time when you let another driver skip in front of you, held the door for the person behind you, or did something extra special for … Continue reading

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A Prayer Answered

I’m happy to note that the cremated remains of NASA hero Gordon Cooper and Star Trek actor James Doohan, accidentally jettisoned from a rocket, have been located, along with those of 200 others, in rugged mountain terrain in New Mexico. … Continue reading

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Seth Stevenson is a god!

Man, that Seth Stevenson at slate.com has a life!  He’s given comped accommodations in Miami at the annual CLIO advertising awards, and he’s still got the chops to make it clear that he doesn’t think too much of glitzy ads … Continue reading

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Stock Photo Conundrum

I was recently emailed the link to Steve Hall’s website entitled “Nine Reasons Not to Use Stock Photography (www.thebestpageintheuniverse.net/c.cgi?u=stock_photos),” and it made me stop to think.  While I may not completely agree with the way Mr. Hall made a few … Continue reading

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Mind Your Phone Manners! It’s Good Business

We’ve all been there … 8:05 a.m.  Your coffee is fresh and hot.  You’ve logged in to your computer and realized that there are at least a dozen new emails that weren’t there when you logged out last night.  You’re … Continue reading

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