Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usThu, 18 Sep 2014 03:39:33 EDTThu, 18 Sep 2014 03:39:33 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssA Literary Appreciation: Ray Bradburyhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/763/A-Literary-Appreciation--Ray-Bradbury.htmlToday I don't really feel like talking about sports. Instead, I'm going to turn to my first love (and the love which still inspires every single one of my obsessions to this very day): literature.Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:22:15 EDTGetting Back to My Fighting Weighthttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/753/Getting-Back-to-My-Fighting-Weight.htmlAnybody who knows me personally or who has seen me on the sidelines at games know that I'm a big guy. And I don't just mean big in intelligence and kindness: I mean physically.Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:17:58 EDTHowzat: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Crickethttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/742/Howzat--Or-How-I-Learned-to-Stop-Worrying-and-Love-Cricket.htmlWhen I first started as a sports writer here at the Alpena News, I wrote a lengthy column introducing myself and confessing to the fact that there were certain lapses in my knowledge of the sporting world.Tue, 25 Mar 2014 19:58:38 EDTTending to Burnouthttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/734/Tending-to-Burnout.htmlIt's going to be a slow couple of weeks at the office for us sports guys. <P> Basketball playoffs are over and although several teams played their hearts out and got far, none of them made it to the big dance.Mon, 17 Mar 2014 20:31:48 EDTWho Loves the Snow? Not Me...Usuallyhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/726/Who-Loves-the-Snow?-Not-Me...Usually.htmlWhen I moved back to Hillman in January of 2012, I was happy to see that the winter had been fairly mild. The winter in Grand Rapids had been particularly harsh, and the relative lack of snow put me in a better frame of mind.Mon, 17 Feb 2014 15:29:58 EDT