I strongly suspect that the sudden change in temperatures, combined with the end of the two day post-Thanksgiving shopping spree, has turned more than one local mind to thoughts of Christmas and the end of 2012.
And looking ahead typically includes looking behind as well. And what a year it's been! Think…Continue
Posted on November 24, 2012 at 10:30pm
OK. Let me see if I have this right.
Supporters of a "No" vote on the City Charter (and therefore to retain it) purchased gigantic chunks of space in today's Galion Inquirer. Because media is required to sell those ads at the same rate as a commercial payor, it is reasonable to assume that that ad buy cost them at least $500-750, possibly much more - for ONE DAY of exposure.
Because the Inquirer’s in-town circulation is now at approximately 1,200, that means that they spent…Continue
Posted on November 3, 2012 at 12:00pm — 48 Comments
There are many reasons to keep a journal of one’s life.
Today, Facebook has largely automated that process, and so now one can scroll back over the months and years with the click of a button and the scroll of a mouse. In “my day,” however, pen and paper were largely the only means to accomplish the tedious task of chronicling one’s life.
Thirty years to the day before writing and posting this entry, I was living in Boulogne-Billancourt, a large community abutting the western…Continue
Posted on November 20, 2011 at 5:30pm
Yesterday evening, I took the leap from “non-plussed” to “plus.”
If you’re not a social media junkie or online news publisher, you may not know to what I refer. It’s Google Plus, the new alleged Facebook competitor that burst onto the scene some weeks ago – just about the time I started clamoring for an invitation, in fact. Invitations are notoriously difficult to come by; you allegedly have to “know people” or at least…
Posted on July 7, 2011 at 9:00pm
I freely admit my obsession with the tactile.
From my earliest memories I have been both a newspaper and a book junkie. I suppose that I was a bit unusual (OK, friends and family, I will admit to some continued quirks and idiosyncrasies) in that I was known to borrow books from the Galion Public Library not only because of…
Posted on February 18, 2011 at 11:30pm