It has been a cold, damp, blustery week of weather. Any significant sign of fall foliage has gone by the wayside. Temperatures have been in the 30s to 50s, and it almost felt as though it would actually snow a few days this week. The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital must be scrambling to find coverage for Dr. Peter Laursen and Dr. Stuart Kendall who both retired this year after their 40-year careers at the hospital. In the meantime, Dr. Chansky has covered both practices which were rather busy ones.
Winter is creeping up upon us. Daylight saving time does not really save anything and makes it night time before we know it, but this too shall pass. Temperatures have been in the 50s and dipping into the 40s with the wind chill factor. Glad we had those glorious days of warmth and sunshine during October. Time to turn the heat on. November 11 is Veterans Day. Be mindful of those presently serving and those who have served to protect our freedom.
The storm over the weekend left many branches and trees falling across the Vineyard. Wind gusts were in the 60s with a steady rainfall. Amazingly, many lawns are still very green due to the warm weather and rain we have experienced lately. Temperatures are falling to a more seasonal state.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".