Monday 26th January 2015,
Michael Stone Online

The Real Slaughterhouse Five (in photos)

A G.I. taken prisoner in the Battle of the Bulge, Kurt Vonnegut was held by the Germans in Schlachthof Fünf, or Slaughterhouse Five, an actual slaughterhouse in the eastern German city [Read More]

January 8, 2015 History, Photo, Travel & Culture

My New Year’s Resolutions….from When I Was 5

Being home at the ‘rents house for the holidays is an annual immersion in nostalgia. Childhood photos on the walls. Boxes of preteen clothes in the closet. Maybe your old [Read More]

January 1, 2015 History, Reflections
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New Gainesville Web Company Hits $1M in Profits

As classrooms continue to move from traditional to virtual, one new Gainesville online company is making waves by reporting more than $1 million in profits in its first year. Under [Read More]

December 31, 2014 Business, Tech
Promo Code

I Bought a GoPro, But They Refused to Ship It to Me. Here’s Why.

I had been wanting to get a GoPro for a while, so I was excited when a friend of mine sent me this link to a promo code that offered [Read More]

December 27, 2014 Business, Journalism/Communications, Photo, Tech
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Florida Panther Chalk Drawing vs. Photo—Which One Is Real?

Dallas, Texas, artist Henry Darnell used my photo of a Florida panther as a model for the Sarasota Chalk Festival in November. The theme of this year’s festival, held every November in downtown Sarasota’s Burns Square, [Read More]

December 14, 2014 Music & Arts, Nature & Wildlife, Photo, Travel & Culture

Jimmy John’s Delivery Drivers, Cyclists Are Danger to Public Safety

Last night, I was driving on University Avenue about 6:30 p.m. to watch the UF basketball game against Southern Texas. As I was passing the campus on my left, a Jimmy [Read More]

December 13, 2014 Business, Reflections
Dec. 19 1944 Stars and Stripes

News Articles Once Included Women’s Weight

In doing some research for a class project, I came across an interesting article from the Dec. 19, 1944, issue of the Stars and Stripes military newspaper. In it, then-LSU [Read More]

December 9, 2014 History, Journalism/Communications, Sports

Scenes from Berlin During World Cup

I‘m always so behind in the times on these things. Here are some shots from our last couple days in Berlin this past June, when the Germans tied Ghana 2-2 [Read More]

October 26, 2014 Photo, Sports, Travel & Culture