Recently I've learned something about addiction. I've learned how easy it is to become hooked on something and how painful it can be when that is taken from you.
My addiction is the "comments" feature on the Daily Pilot online. Last week, in the middle of the morning, the Daily Pilot changed horses, so to speak. The paper abandoned its old purveyor of online content, Town News, and began using the Tribune Co.'s platform — the same one that the Los Angeles Times uses. Unfortunately, some features were lost during the transition, although we've been told those will soon be up and running again.
Among those things not yet available are the archives — apparently it's a long, labor-intensive process to drag them from one platform to another. I really miss the archives because they have been a source of great historical information.