Airplane mode

Airplane mode

I had an epiphany in row 31 yesterday as I winged my way west on a Super Saver Fare. No one can reach you in airplane mode. That meant, for the duration of my flight, my only responsibility was to put my seat back and tray table in its upright and locked position when we [...]

An Appleton hero

An Appleton hero

The next time Appleton names a school after someone, I hope they consider calling it Jim Zwerg. Born and raised in Appleton, Zwerg became an unlikely, literal poster child for the civil rights movement. Given the volumes of articles written about him, I am disappointed in myself and in my Appleton public and private school [...]