Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usWed, 4 May 2016 03:50:47 EDTWed, 4 May 2016 03:50:47 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssInstant gratification is great, until the show is overhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/888/Instant-gratification-is-great,-until-the-show-is-over.htmlI joke with my colleagues that they got me hooked on the Netflix exclusive show House of Cards. The show outlines the political rise of Sen. Frank Underwood, performed by Kevin Spacey, and is one of the best shows on "television" today.Tue, 3 May 2016 17:11:15 EDTWaiting room reading materialhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/887/Waiting-room-reading-material.htmlI had to go to the hospital Thursday with my dad, and I had to wait while he had an MRI. Sitting in the waiting room, I spent some time texting with my sister and looking at the news on my smartphone.Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:30:36 EDTHurry up and waithttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/886/Hurry-up-and-wait.htmlHurry up and wait. <P> That pretty much sums up life at the moment. My husband and I are anxiously awaiting the birth of our third granddaughter. Her parents live in Madison, Wis.Wed, 20 Apr 2016 16:14:25 EDTThat was fasthttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/885/That-was-fast.htmlNews broke Thursday that AMC movie theaters around the country were considering allowing texting in their move theaters.Fri, 15 Apr 2016 16:33:05 EDTThe disadvantages of spring athleteshttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/884/The-disadvantages-of-spring-athletes.htmlHigh school athletes in the fall and winter sports don't face the same obstacles as those in the spring sports. Don't believe me, take a look outside.Mon, 11 Apr 2016 13:48:06 EDT