Other stories by Gary Thill

  • Growing with You

    Waterpark Resorts Today is growing in 2010 with a new look and expanded focus that includes not just indoor waterpark hotels, but also all waterparks big and small.

  • Industrial Resolutions

    If you’re like most people, January is a time to pause, look at your life and ask, “What can I do to improve this year?” So that got me to thinking about good resolutions for the aquatics industry to take on in 2010.

  • The Future Is Here

    When I was growing up, I used to love poring over the pages of Popular Science.

  • The Mother of Invention

    People of a certain age will get a jolt of nostalgia when they read these next three words: “School House Rock.

  • The Price of Heroism

    With summer nearly over, the aquatics industry is on track for a sad milestone: 2009 may be one of the deadliest drowning years on record. Every day, it seems a new tragedy makes headlines.

  • Dream Teams

    Sometimes it takes awhile for things to sink in

  • Shades of Gray

    Back when I first joined the ranks of journalism, I firmly believed in the tenet of telling both sides. It was, I was taught, the best way to stay unbiased, to let the reader decide.

  • Changing Times

    You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone.

  • Stimulating Thoughts

    A federal stimulus package of nearly $800 billion is well on its way to doing what it can to get the economy back on track

  • Crisis Mismanagement

    It?s snowing a bit as I write this. But you?'d think the end of the world was coming.