Issue 84

July 2004



Fast Talk

  • Fast Talk: Summer Amusements

    It's family vacation time, and in an era of backseat DVD players and jaded youth, we asked the operators of five lower-key attractions how they've adapted to compete in the Spielbergian, conglomerate-driven entertainment universe.

From the Editor

  • Eulogy for My Father

    For the first time in my life, I'll celebrate Father's Day this year without my dad. The man who had the most influence on the man I became passed away on April 14. Jack Byrne was 79.
    It has been said that the loss of a parent is one of life's most traumatic events. I now know the devastating truth of that statement. I've been told that, in time, the hurt will fade, only to be replaced by positive memories that soothe the soul. Already, I can feel that happening.

More In This Issue…

  • Saving Grace

    Rules may be made to be broken, but promises aren't. The State of Grace Document upgrades the traditional contract for a more personal workplace.

  • The Net/Net

    A go-to guide of the products and services featured in this month's issue