Up All Night
Dec 14th, 2010 by Jon Anne Willow
Nobody in favor of small government has experienced it, though many of them have prospered despite pesky taxes. Are they really ready for what's coming?
Dec 7th, 2010 by Jon Anne Willow
It's time to stop pretending an apple is an orange. Political posturing and a broken tax code are at the heart of the latest Congressional squawk.
ObamaAug 17th, 2010 by Jon Anne Willow
We didn’t learn anything new Monday. But Obama's appearance affords an opportunity to look at job creation, the bane of current global economic recovery efforts.
May 9th, 2010 by Jon Anne Willow
It's my first Mother's Day without my mom. To her, I offer blessings, thanks and some overdue apologies.
Mar 10th, 2010 by Jon Anne Willow
Thrills, chills and spills - the last year has been a little insane. Editor Jon Anne Willow regrets not planning a party for TCD's first anniversary, but hopes to do better next time.
Dec 23rd, 2009 by Jon Anne Willow
As 2009 winds down at long last, TCD's editor finds herself at a loss for words. Sort of.
Nov 16th, 2009 by Jon Anne Willow
The idea of a 3-way workplace cage match makes for interesting punditry, but at the ground level it doesn't hold much water.
Nov 10th, 2009 by Jon Anne Willow
TCD's Editor takes a carpool shift and receives an unexpected glimpse into the harshness of playground politics - and the resiliency of kids.
Oct 20th, 2009 by Jon Anne Willow
“Growing up” is too often a trick play, a series of potentially debilitating compromises of the soul. But it's never too late to mind your inner voice.
Oct 13th, 2009 by Jon Anne Willow
My mother recently died from smoking cigarettes, leaving me to grapple with the thorny issue of slow suicide by addiction.
Apr 16th, 2009 by Jon Anne Willow
It’s spring break at my house and I’m trying to work more from home this week to maximize face time with the youngsters. It’s been kind of hit and run so far, but it’s still nice. Today I took a break in the afternoon to hang out in the family room with my 11 and […]
Rethinking journalismMar 26th, 2009 by Jon Anne Willow
It’s been another terrible week for newspapers. Four Michigan cities will soon be without dailies; Reuters reported yesterday that Conley Media is cutting the Monday editions of the Waukesha Freeman and the West Bend Daily News (what will they call it now?); Cox Publications is cutting about 245 jobs at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution; Hearst Corp. […]