Archive of: Business Casual

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Marathon in Boston

Marathon in Boston

Boston has a lot going for it: 400-plus years of history; a comprehensive and well-funded public transit system; a vibrant downtown; an all-but-completed $14-billion-plus construction project called the Big Dig; and a whole neighborhood full of great Italian restaurants.

July 2004
Organize This

Organize This

The low point in my personal history of on-the-job organization came at a previous magazine gig, back in the dark ages before digital photography.

May 2004
A Little Common Sense

A Little Common Sense

Last fall, when a high school student from Fulton County was expelled for a piece of creative writing a teacher read in a journal that had been confiscated from the young woman, there were legitimate questions asked about First Amendment rights, privacy and school safety.

April 2004
Pardon Our Progress

Pardon Our Progress

We counted five this morning: five bright, shiny yellow bulldozers clearing away the remnants of a nice little patch of woods across the pond our offices overlook in Gwinnett County.

March 2004
Comfort and Conviction

Comfort and Conviction

A little shiver ran down my spine when I read a Peach State Poll conducted by the University of Georgia's Carl Vinson Institute of Government that indicates "Georgians generally support mixing religion and government."

February 2004
Supply and Demand

Supply and Demand

There are a lot of people in the world -- editors and writers among them -- who spend a big chunk of their time pursuing information.

January 2004
Stealing an Identity

Stealing an Identity

She pulled into an empty parking garage in Midtown a little after 7 one Friday morning, shoved her purse under some file folders on the floor of the passenger side, got out of the car, locked it and, with key ring in hand, went up to the second floor of the adjacent building.

December 2003
Girls and Football

Girls and Football

I've never quite found a way to explain the appeal of college football to people who have to have such things explained to them in the first place.

November 2003
Be Nice to Generation Y

Be Nice to Generation Y

Remember those annoying yellow and black "Baby On Board" signs that seemed to adorn half the cars on the road a few years ago?

October 2003
Being a Jerk

Being a Jerk

On an evening flight out of Atlanta a few years ago, takeoff was delayed when a passenger became ill.

September 2003
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