Apparently my employer has purchased Google AdWords for my name. In other words, search for me in Google and this ad pops up on the results page: “Read your favorite columnists in the Dallas Morning News. It’s Free!” (It only shows up about half the time, so reload if you don’t see it.) Coolio.
Congrats to my cubicle neighbor Kent Fischer — both for his impending fatherhood and for getting said fatherhood written up in the sports section of The Boston Globe. I must say, I was not expecting to see his child’s conception detailed in a major metro daily.