The Podunkian Brunch (Sunday July 18 , 2010)

Come writers and critics
Who prophesize with your pen
And keep your eyes wide
The chance won’t come again
And don’t speak too soon
For the wheel’s still in spin
And there’s no tellin’ who
That it’s namin’.
For the loser now Will be later to win
For the times they are a-changin’.

We open up the brunch with a thought or two from Bob Dylan, changing times arrived on the North coast this week, with the closure of the 99 year institution the Daily News,  an event well chronicled during the week through the pages of the final week of publication.

The end of an era in newspapers is not an uncommon thing these days, across North America many communities both large and small have seen a familiar bit of parchment vanish from their door steps…

(from  the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article … -2010.html )