Old School

Ninety-nine years and five days ago Theodore Roosevelt was shot in the chest in Milwaukee while on the campaign trail . . . he proceeded to deliver a 90-minute speech before seeking medical attention. His opening statement was, “Friends, I shall ask you to be as quiet as possible. I don’t know whether you fully…

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America Eats…And Discovers

By Adam Nemett My colleague Scott McMurray recently wrote an excellent post about the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and the program’s vital role in Depression-era rebuilding of our nation’s economy and infrastructure. I’d like to piggyback on that and write about the WPA’s vital role in my dinner last week. Operating out of the same…

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America Eats…And Discovers

By Adam Nemmet My colleague Scott McMurray recently wrote an excellent post about the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and the program’s vital role in Depression-era rebuilding of our nation’s economy and infrastructure. I’d like to piggyback on that and write about the WPA’s vital role in my dinner last week. Operating out of the same…

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Building on the Past

By Scott McMurray As the local television affiliates scrambled post-Irene to capture shots of our beloved, broken ocean front boardwalk in Spring Lake, New Jersey, they missed a telling detail: many of the boards were twisted or missing. But the squat concrete supports remain undamaged. If the camera operators had ventured out onto the beach…

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Mixed Messages

By: Scott McMurray There we were with a couple weeks’ worth of conference calls with the client’s technology crew under our belts. We had been ironing out the fine points involved in inserting QR (quick response) codes in our latest corporate history book. These included some pretty cool links to extended video clips and audio…

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