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Susan Richards is a retired editor living in Thornton, Colorado.

  • So you think you know publishing

    Speaking Of Which…: Just My Type: A Personal Journey through the Annals of Desktop Publishing Fascinating, informative post I just stumbled across. Maybe something only an “old-timer” like me can really appreciate.

  • Kerry won tonight

    The presidential debate tonight was just about as interesting… and entertaining… as I thought it would be. Kerry did better than I expected. He finally managed to sound as intelligent, and intelligible, as he probably really is. Too bad for… Read More ›

  • Flip-flop or not

    Is John Kerry’s “flip-flopping” really that? Or is he a thoughtful, open-minded person willing to reconsider and refine his beliefs as new information comes to light? Is George Bush really staunch, steadfast, determined? Or is he just plain stubborn and… Read More ›

  • Java jolt

    Don’t you hate it when your morning routine gets abruptly, unexpectedly disrupted? It’s your way of slipping into the day as easily as possible, without having to think too hard about what you are doing until your mind reaches its… Read More ›

  • Food for political thought

    Law, Government, and Politics An interesting, thought-provoking site for this very political season. At the end of it, I had no idea how to classify myself. Too bad. It might have simplified my decision on Election Day.

  • Rather embarrassing

    It’s sad, really, to see someone of Dan Rather’s stature lose his journalistic judgment in the twilight of his career. He and Mary Mapes should resign from CBS, if they aren’t fired first. Burkett, their source for the Bush National… Read More ›

  • It’s not easy being Blue…

    … in a bedrock Red state like Oklahoma. Especially when you’ve grown up here and spent most of your life here. The most socially acceptable stance is conservative, fundamentalist, and very Republican Red.

  • I’m a gamer, you’re a gamer

    Project Massive A fascinating study of online gamers. Who are they? How old are they? Do only boys play? All the stuff I’ve wondered about for years, knowing full well that at my age, and as a female, I am… Read More ›