The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Registerhttp://www.theintelligencer.netTop Blogsen-usTue, 16 Sep 2014 05:40:30 EDTTue, 16 Sep 2014 05:40:30 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssTo my friend who always seems self-conscioushttp://www.theintelligencer.net/page/blogs.detail/display/1525/To-my-friend-who-always-seems-self-conscious.htmlTo my friend who always seems self-conscious: <P> I don't care if you are dressed to kill or wearing pajama bottoms in public. <P> I don't care if your hair is salon-coiffed or your roots are showing.Thu, 4 Sep 2014 10:28:16 EDTLink between education outcomes and drug/alcohol abuse?http://www.theintelligencer.net/page/blogs.detail/display/1520/Link-between-education-outcomes-and-drug/alcohol-abuse?.htmlThe latest Kids Count survey made headlines today, with our newspaper noting West Virginia's kids are faring among the worst in the country, including ranking 46th in education and 35th in health.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:09:54 EDTCompassion, discipline not mutually exclusivehttp://www.theintelligencer.net/page/blogs.detail/display/1519/Compassion,-discipline-not-mutually-exclusive.htmlIt is hard being a compassionate parent without becoming a pushover parent. I have to be able to say to my 8-year-old daughter, "I know you are upset because you aren't allowed to watch or play longer. But it's time to (whatever).Tue, 8 Jul 2014 14:45:47 EDTLeery of lightninghttp://www.theintelligencer.net/page/blogs.detail/display/1516/Leery-of-lightning.htmlThat sure was a thunder boomer last night! I was driving home from Pittsburgh at about 10 p.m. when I hit the rain in Washington County.Thu, 19 Jun 2014 17:20:15 EDTHappy birthday to mehttp://www.theintelligencer.net/page/blogs.detail/display/1514/Happy-birthday-to-me.htmlBirthdays should not fall on Wednesdays. There should be a law about that. What can you do on a Wednesday!? I work, and I also have band practice in Pittsburgh on Wednesday nights, so any celebration with family is out.Wed, 4 Jun 2014 11:07:45 EDT