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Wednesday, Oct 01, 2014

Steve Otto Columns

COLUMN

Silver Meteor is still a fine ride along the East Coast

At least Amtrak kept those great names. They echo like legends out of the American past — The Adirondack, The Coastal Starlight, The Empire Builder, the City of New Orleans.
Updated: 15 hours ago
COLUMN

President should pop by for sandwich, advice

It’s always an honor when the president of the United States comes to town. It also gives me a chance to check the stories of the reporters who follow him around, curious to see whether they say that he visited “Tampa” or “...
Published: 09/17/14
COLUMN

9/11, a game changer that hasn’t played out

Hard to believe it has been 13 years since that morning when everything changed.
Published: 09/11/14
Danke and auf wiedersehen

Danke and auf wiedersehen

In his last regularly scheduled column, Steve Otto takes time to thank the people most important to him -- including his readers.
Updated: 1 months ago
These are a few of my favorite faces

These are a few of my favorite faces

Because I still plan to be around awhile and with any luck get someone to buy me coffee now and then, I’m going to limit the people in this column to those who no longer are around.
Updated: 2 months ago

Beware the jack of all trades, master of none

The interesting thing about being a columnist is the assumption that you can become somewhat of an expert on just about any topic. You are supposed to know a little bit about a lot of things but not necessarily much about anything.
Updated: 2 months ago

Writing about volunteering big perk of job

Clearing out the desk in my last full week is a slow process, largely because I keep finding things I’d forgotten.
Updated: 2 months ago

A honey-do list awaits, but you aren't rid of me yet

EDITOR'S NOTE: Steve Otto's column on Sunday, July 13, will be his final offering as a full-time columnist following a remarkable 45-year run at what he calls “Mother Trib.” But Steve won't disappear from these pages. Rather than his curr...
Updated: 2 months ago