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Achenblog: October 16, 2005 - October 22, 2005

Saving Time Through Efficient Movement

   You're probably feeling rushed. Why? Maybe because you haven't instituted a Motion-Conservation Regimen (MCR). A strict MCR will eliminate unnecessary and inefficient movements. If you have an MCR you can save five, eight, ten seconds here and there, which...

By Joel Achenbach  |  October 21, 2005; 10:48 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (230)
 
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Harriet Miers to Face Pop Quiz

   The confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers will begin Nov. 7, and already we have a hint of the kind of trick questions that mean-spirited senators are going to throw at the president's secretary. In today's Post...

By Joel Achenbach  |  October 20, 2005; 9:24 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (244)
 
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Ready to Camp on the Moon

   [From National Geographic Traveler, September 2005]    The vacation, I vowed, would be a raw, rugged, authentic camping trip among the rangelands and mountains of Utah and Wyoming and Montana. Ideally I would have taken no gear at all...

By Joel Achenbach  |  October 19, 2005; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (189)
 
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Reader Hates Neurotic Columnists

   We love getting feedback. Our readers inspire us to do better. Yesterday several of us received the following email from a reader:     "I only read your magazine intermittently, and when I do, I'm just anticipating some breezy,...

By Joel Achenbach  |  October 19, 2005; 6:53 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (69)
 
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Pox Americana

    Everyone's worried about Avian Flu, or, as we prefer to call it here at the blog, "H5N1." An epidemiologist told me that he was at a gathering of health experts last week and everyone kept asking everyone else,...

By Joel Achenbach  |  October 18, 2005; 3:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (39)
 
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Bracing For Indictments

   We're all bracing for the indictments to be handed down. We're also steeling ourselves. How do we know for sure that Fitzgerald and his Grand Jury will bring charges, rather than simply throw up their hands and say it...

By Joel Achenbach  |  October 18, 2005; 9:26 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (126)
 
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Showdown at High Noon

   [Sunday's Rough Draft column.]    Years ago, in Miami, I fancied myself a genius of lunch, always dining with friends in some preposterously authentic riverfront fish shack or wonderfully cave-like burger joint. Sometimes we'd blast across the bay to...

By Joel Achenbach  |  October 17, 2005; 6:49 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (227)
 
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