Sat.Jan 19, 2019

John Coughlin, 33 - Suicide of Award-Winning Figure Skater

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This is the era of high scrutiny of professional behavior. Just about any report of alleged misconduct - sexual and otherwise - is taken seriously. Some of those allegations may be false. Many of us observing this dynamic anticipated a suicide. That is what has happened.

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Skiing with Paddy Ashdown: fond, if sometimes exhausting, memories

Max Atkinson

SKI HOLIDAY TOUR OPERATORS These pictures of Paddy and me were taken ten years ago on the last of many ski-holidays we'd spent together since 1988, when he'd become leader of the LibDems.

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Fleeing NY State - It's Not Just the Snow

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This weekend's BigSnow probably has some residents of New York state considering fleeing the region.    But the reasons why 180,306 did just that between July 2017 and July 2018 went beyond the weather. Here are more details from the New York Post. According to the U.S.

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Skiing with Paddy Ashdown: fond, if sometimes exhausting, memories

Max Atkinson

SKI HOLIDAY TOUR OPERATORS These pictures of Paddy and me were taken ten years ago on the last of many ski-holidays we'd spent together since 1988, when he'd become leader of the LibDems.

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3 Cheers for AT&T, Austintown, Ohio

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The snow was swirling.    But, I had to go out in it. My phone wasn't working. My fault: I had dropped it. No one can be without a phone. Not ever. In a bit of magical thinking, I assumed AT&T retail would be open in the shopping center, across from WalMart, in Austintown, Ohio. I loaded the phone, the dog, and myself in the car. AT&T was lighted up. Three salespeople are inside. I blurted out that I had broken my phone. Could they fix it? Would I need a new one? 

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