Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usThu, 23 Oct 2014 02:00:00 EDTThu, 23 Oct 2014 02:00:00 EDT Lesson from Chimps communication skills of animals has always fascinated me, especially considering how often the intelligence of these animals has been denigrated by expert.Fri, 10 Oct 2014 15:12:37 EDTDefeating Those Stress Blues's nothing worse in this world than falling under the severe influence of excessive stress. <P> Stress creeps into most people's lives like a vine wrapping itself around a tree.Fri, 3 Oct 2014 13:37:25 EDTA Literary Appreciation: John Steinbeck I finished Ray Bradbury's "The Toynbee Convector," I decided to turn to a writer a bit more "down to Earth," as few writers lived with their heads as perpetually "in the clouds" as the starry-eyed Bradbury.Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:37:09 EDTA Literary Appreciation: Ray Bradbury 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 Weight 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 EDT