God Made Dirt and We Start From There

Michael Grunberg is not the typical Somerset Kentucky businessman. His finesse and style peg him as an outsider, albeit, a welcome outsider to the region. A while back, I sat with Mr. Grunberg during one of his visits to his latest investment endeavor, Somerset Energy...

De-Duplication

As a firm librarian, one of the first things I came to understand was the importance of having primary research sources in duplicate formats.  That was in 1996.  In 2008 it was still important but the financial realities were beginning to impact the ability to keep...

Time for Change?

This Law Librarian Blog post has inspired me to think deeply about the issue of commercial databases within the law firm.  I must admit that as an Independent Information Professional, I have looked beyond Westlaw and Lexis for cheaper alternatives that still answer...

Just Good Business

The other evening, after a very long day, I went out for dinner. The place I went had received a favorable review in the local alternative newspaper, LEO Weekly.  With the beginnings of a headache due to a lack of food, walking in to bad music wasn’t a good...