I told a few friends that I was going to the annual Winter Party in Miami Beach, and by their strong reactions you might have thought I announced I was going to an Al Qaeda meeting.
A Penny For Your Thoughts: The News of Greater Falls Church
The passing of former President Gerald R. Ford just after Christmas made a slow news week interesting, as reporters reflected on the events of more than 30 years ago that created a constitutional crisis for the nation, and made Gerald Ford, as Tom Brokaw said in his eulogy, “a President […]
Helen Thomas: Kissinger Says Victory in Iraq is the Only Exit Strategy
WASHINGTON — Say it isn’t so. Hawkish Henry Kissinger is advising President Bush about Iraq war strategy? This is deja vue all over again.
Press Pass: Joe Purdy
Four days. That’s all it took for Joe Purdy to write and record his album Julie Blue. That’s how long it took him to record his tales of Indian myths, recuperative bliss and local hospitality at an island cabin amid the waters of the St. Lawrence.
Picking Splinters: Sports Mathematics Splinters Style
Do you remember what you were thinking at this point in the 1998 season? Do you remember the energy surrounding Mark McGwire’s pursuit of Roger Maris’s record for home runs in a single season? The record that made the number 61 sacred? Do you remember the fist pumps and the […]
Non-obvious Passwords Can Save a Lot of Grief
That may look like a confusing jumble of letters and numbers. And it is. But that’s why it holds the promise of better computer security for you.