Did you ever read a book review and realize that you have to get your hands on a title you've never heard of? That happened to me years ago, when I read a review in "The Wall Street Journal" of "The Gold Bug Variations," a new novel by Richard Powers.
Imagine you play football for the NFL. The whistle blows, and you start the play. Suddenly you receive a direct hit to the head. You think you have a concussion. Your head is throbbing as you lie on the ground. You get up, and the coach does not come see if you are OK.
Wednesday marks the end of the Ohio commercial fishing season on Lake Erie. Local residents are often much more familiar with and supportive of the industry than visitors to our area, due to ties with current or former netters or crew members.