Category: Views

Opinion: Decisions, decisions

Commentary by Terry Anker It is inevitable. Eventually, we are asked to describe what we do. Sometimes, the question comes from a stranger sitting next to us on a plane. Sometimes, it comes from...

Opinion: Numbers game

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie There should be a law against having phone numbers that denote words instead of, well, numbers. Hello, it’s a phone number, not a phone word. There’s a national organization dedicated to...

Opinion: Divided notions

Commentary by Terry Anker If we were to name only one, what would it be? Certainly, we thinking humans establish our lives in ways that set personal priorities. But if we had to identify...

Opinion: Character assassination

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie Mary Ellen went to a conference last week in Chicago and left me at home. Alone.When she abandoned me last year, I realized I did not know how to run...

Opinion: Reverse technology

Commentary by Terry Anker The rise of the machines has been a theme of science fiction writers since the beginning of the genre. We invest in our mechanical devices, hoping that they will someday...

Opinion: Stinging commentary

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie The newest edition of the “Hammacher Schlemmer” gift catalog is packed with previously advertised items they still can’t unload (which I have probably made fun of in past columns) along with some brand...