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Top Five Lists, a quiet winter, and other bullets

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Jeepers! I got tired of waiting for the Daily Herald to load and walked up to Circle K for a Polar Pop. It’s a block and a half away — not a long distance, but when I got back, the site was still trying to load. That’s ridiculous. Back when I used to do web design, the idea was to have the page load in less than a second. The Trib is almost as bad, so bloated with adware that it loads up in geological epochs (this is why there’s only a couple of articles today). And I subscribe to that one, since they offered me the student rate. Otherwise I was gonna bail...

Bad planning, and a tough sell as the easy way out is to just stop reading such things. Tough sell like the Cubs’ offseason activities, and that brings us to today’s Cubs News and Notes. As always * means autoplay on, or annoying ads, or both (directions to remove for Firefox and Chrome).

Machado news.

Food for thought: