Timing, Vol. I

Of all the participant or spectator sports I know of, politics is the one, I think, in which timing is the most important. Politicians come and go. Elections are won and lost. There are many factors which figure into the eventual outcome of an election, but it almost always starts with timing. Some examples. Kevin…
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Weekenders

Once upon a time, when I worked for The Dickinson Press, we ran a local feature on the editorial page on Saturday morning called “Weekenders.” The whole staff contributed, but the editor, John Neckels had the final say on what was included, and how it was said, and took responsibility for any repercussions. The Weekenders…
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The Prairie Blog

Just the other day, I got an e-mail and then a call from my friend Harvey Brock asking me if I would like to post some of my offerings from a blog I’ve been doing for a year or so now on Area Voices on the Dickinson Press website. My response was “That would be…
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