Archive for May, 2006

THE DROBNY VIEW

Tuesday, May 16th, 2006

The Drobny View
Two weeks on the left coast, traveling from San Francisco to L.A., provides a breath of fresh perspective outside the Beltway. The conversation shifts from the partisan political bickering of Washington to the weather (rain, mostly,) the Adventures of Arnold in the statehouse and, of course, the ongoing debate over [...]


BORING? SAYS WHO?

Monday, May 8th, 2006

VOLVO VELOCITY
Everybody knows that sailboat racing is a boring spectator sport — as exciting as watching paint dry, the old cliche goes. And mostly that is true. Why then are thousands of people turning out to greet and watch the seven yachts currently competing in the around-the-world Volvo Ocean Race? The answer, I think, [...]