Tag Archives: Washington Post
I got back from a week-long vacation recently, only to confront the pile of neighbor-saved newspapers in the photo at left. A week’s worth of the New York Times, Washington Post, and Baltimore Sun, I can testify, weighs 15 pounds. … Read more
The world continues to befuddle me. The morning paper still seems as if H.G. Wells might have cooked it up or Orson Welles might be pulling a prank. It’s just that so many of my fellow inhabitants of earth seem … Read more
Forgive me, but today’s post is an old one. It came to mind yesterday when I was talking with a young woman–she happens to be my youngest daughter, Victoria–who’s planning to be a history teacher. Maybe in high school, maybe … Read more
In yesterday’s post I recounted my experience with the Boston Globe’s boston.com site. When I encountered that $4.25 fee to download a single article, I clicked away from boston.com, never to return.
I don’t ordinarily offer commentary on current events. I have a cat who does that. But over the weekend I ran across a Washington Post article in which the folks who run Transocean, the company that owned and operated the Deepwater … Read more