When I was in journalism school in college -- this was a few years ago -- about half of the people at the student newspaper were women. When I got out in the late 1970s, almost all of the editors I knew were men. These days, women editors are common.
The Firelands Symphony Orchestra's new conductor, Carl Topilow, is in Sandusky for a couple of days, playing golf with orchestra supporters, attending wine and cheese parties and tackling other onerous marketing duties.
I've always loved science fiction, so it got my attention when NASA astronaut Garrett Reisman -- describing his three-month trip to the International Space Station this summer -- talked about switching on his iPod to play "Blue Danu