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Article archive for October, 2018

  • October 31st, 2018

    The Long and the Short of It

    Tweet Daylight saving time ends on Sunday, November 4, 2018, at 2 a.m., which means that unless you’re out on Saturday night into the wee hours, you should set your clocks back before you go to bed Saturday night. Of course, “set your clocks back” is a little anachronistic in the digital age, when our [...]

  • October 24th, 2018

    If You Don’t Stand for Something…

    Tweet “If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything.” This well-loved aphorism is variously attributed to Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, to a British journalist by the same name, to actor Peter Marshall, and even to Martin Luther King, Jr. When something is popular, whether it’s a slogan or a bestselling spill clean up [...]

  • October 17th, 2018

    Human Lampposts: Spills Waiting to Happen

    Tweet Music executive Simon Cowell recently revealed on The Ellen Show that he’s surrendered his cell phone. He gave it up for good, and reports he feels so much more present and less distracted now. It’s a worthwhile proposition. Although we don’t expect most people to be quite this willing to relinquish their device dependence, doing [...]

  • October 10th, 2018

    The 4 Rs: Rethink, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    Tweet School’s been back in session for at least a month, so the 3 Rs are well underway. Besides, with texting and tablets, the old reading, writing and ‘rithmetic are kind of anachronistic. Do kids even learn to write their names in script anymore? But we digress. The 4 Rs are perennial — and more [...]