Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usSat, 20 Dec 2014 01:18:37 EDTSat, 20 Dec 2014 01:18:37 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssA very musical weekendhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/787/A-very-musical-weekend.htmlThere's something about music that can put you smack dab in the spirit of Christmas like nothing else can. For me, this past weekend was a very musical weekend that did just tha.Mon, 15 Dec 2014 09:07:08 EDTA love-hate relationship with Facebookhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/775/A-love-hate-relationship-with-Facebook.htmlI confess to a love-hate relationship with Facebook. I love that it's enabled me to easily connect with far-flung friends and family. Photos shared via this social media giant also have brought me countless smilers.Thu, 6 Nov 2014 16:35:43 EDTDoing D.C.http://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/772/Doing-D.C..htmlEarlier this week, my husband and I returned from a four-night visit to Washington, D.C., a place that can't be topped in terms of its treasure trove of history-laden sites, artifacts and monuments.Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:23:14 EDTA little bit of synchronicityhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/759/A-little-bit-of-synchronicity.htmlSometimes there's a certain synchronicity to life. Last night, entrenched in a lawn chair at the Alpine Soccer Complex in Gaylord, I watched my 4-year-old granddaughter join her peers in their earliest attempts at organized socce.Thu, 4 Sep 2014 10:17:31 EDTMulti-tasking at its besthttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/754/Multi-tasking-at-its-best.htmlIf, like me, you work full time, stay involved in lots of extra curricular activities, and make spending time with family and friends a priority, then carving out time just for yourself gets tricky.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:15:20 EDT