Adirondack Daily Enterprisehttp://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.comTop Headlinesen-usTue, 21 Apr 2015 00:06:17 EDTTue, 21 Apr 2015 00:06:17 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssThe case for blackboardshttp://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.comhttp://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/page/content.detail/id/551708.htmlBlackboards have all but disappeared from classrooms, and the effects of that are far reaching and mostly regrettable. I'll start at the beginning.Tue, 7 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTBig grandpaw and I look at my high school yearbookhttp://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.comhttp://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/page/content.detail/id/551367.htmlThe other day I got an email from a guy named Dee who I'd been friends with in junior high and high school. I hadn't had any contact with him since then, and that was about sixty years ago. So we had a lot of catching up to do.Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTQuiet, pleasehttp://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.comhttp://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/page/content.detail/id/551019.htmlI have the sense that American culture is predominantly secular and becoming more so all the time. I'm sure it would be possible to research this and come up with a statistical and fact-based position. It's probably already been don.Tue, 10 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTPocketknives, yellow pencils and time passinghttp://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.comhttp://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/page/content.detail/id/550615.htmlWhen I was a boy, it seemed like every grown-up male had a slim, two-blade pocketknife on his person at all times. They kept them sharp, and sharpening was a ritualized art form.Tue, 24 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EDTLeslie Caron joins me for coffeehttp://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.comhttp://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/page/content.detail/id/550236.htmlAfter you reach a certain age, it's remarkable the way ordinary activities sometimes send you off on a journey into the past. Having a cup of coffee did that to me the other day.Tue, 10 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EDT