Welcome to this week’s Reno News & Review.
I actually wrote this column last week, but Microsoft Word crashed and left a blank document in place of the deeply superficial remarks I typed for this week’s Editor’s Note.
At any rate, in that work of staggering genius, I wrote about how the editorial staff’s four, 10-hour days per week had actually gained us about five hours in efficiencies. A few weeks ago we changed our work schedule of five eight-hour-days in order to save our employees cash on gas, our company utility costs and our world our carbon footprint. There are still weak spots in the execution, but overall, I’m extremely happy with the results. If you have the kind of operation that could go to four-day work weeks, you should look hard at it.
Also in the best Editor’s Note I ever wrote, I told you that it’s Biggest Little Best of Northern Nevada time again. As you can see, we’re running our sample ballot on pages 20-21. This sample ballot, since it’s only selected categories, doesn’t begin to touch on the hugeness of our package this year. And it’s growing with every keystroke. You’ll want to get your hands on this thing before it explodes onto the community in October.
On our Rocky Horror Picture Show at Lawlor Events Center Saturday night. I thought it was pretty cool, and next year, I think I’ll either dress as Rocky Horror or Dr. Frank-N-Furter because I know many of you are wondering what I’d look like in gold skivvies or fishnets.
The other thing I didn’t write about in that Nobel prize winning column was how I’m not going to Burning Man this year. I’m a little conflicted about it, but at least this year, my Labor Day weekend is free for some other pursuits. I guess that’s cold comfort compared to silt in my shorts.