Len La Barth
A newspaperman reads and reflects.
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Funny coincidence: The other night I sent my partner in crime a text with the word “Clamato” – you know, the drink mix. Or so I thought. What she received was the auto-corrected work “calamari” – which made absolutely no … Continue reading
“As we head into the second half of 2012, amid much despair given downward ad trends in print and stalling ones in digital, let’s pause to consider some good news about the trade. The good news is too well … Continue reading
Passing along this “Workstation” column from The New York Times regarding the importance of taking adequate breaks during work hours. This advice from a Mayo Clinic physician: Try working in intense 15-minute breaks, in cycles that are repeated throughout the … Continue reading
Back in the day – OK, the early 2000s – “Car Talk” was a staple of my Saturday morning routine, particularly on the drives from Santa Cruz to San Francisco for a Giants game. I’m not a cars guy, but … Continue reading
In the wake of Tuesday’s primary election, I was reminded of the 1986 Pennsylvania Senate race that pitted incumbent Republican Arlen Specter against Democrat challenger Bob Edgar in the fall general election. It was the first major political race I … Continue reading
Delighted to be back blogging. Let’s get it started!