Friday, November 16, 2012

Know Thyself

Realistic Goals

“Ive wanted to be a writer since I was a boy, though it seemed an unlikely outcome since I showed no real talent. But I persevered and eventually found my own row to hoe. Ignorance of other writers work keeps me from discouragement and I am less well-read than the average bus driver.”

—Garrison Keillor, author and radio host, 1999

• Editorial Comment: That describes my wildly successful career in nucular engineering.

Yesterday’s WORD: Did you miss yesterday’s WORDs on wastebaskets from Isaac Bashevis Singer? Click here.

News from USU’s award-winning student news site, The Hard News Café 
Guest column: Don’t come to Canada, American secessionists, by Sherry King
Silent auction set for ‘found bikes’ in Smithfield, by Katie Swain
 • Aggie TV News (11/14/12)—No parking! After-school program boosts reading, Aggies go weightless on the ‘vomit comet,’ sports & more!, anchored by Kelsey Keller & Emily Landeen
‘Botanizing Utah’—scientist follows 1890s photo safari of the West, by D. Whitney Smith
Reminder: Overnight parking ban starts Nov. 15 in Logan, by Brandon Fonda
Reporter’s Notebook: Night in a cop car with ‘hell trying to break loose,’ by Dani Hayes

Weekly News Roundup (11/12/12) 
Failure to appear for court a common reason for arrest, cops say, by Jessica Sonderregger    
Paradise Town Council finances pass auditor’s muster, by Katie Swain   
Washington view: Life of the intern in the DC office of the SL Tribune, by Betsy Blanchard 

PeezPIX by Ted Pease

Sadie, Beach Bunny

(Be)Friend Dr. Ted, Professor of Interesting Stuff

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