Tag Archives: blog

Why you should start a family blog

I recently celebrated a very important anniversary. It was the five-year anniversary of my very first blog, Three Peas in a Pod. I started this family blog in May of 2006, shortly after the birth of my first child, William. … Continue reading

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Newest “blog” post by “me”

I was listening to the 80s channel on my XM radio today, and a song by .38 Special came on. Normally, I’d be lunging to change the channel because, ugh, .38 Special, but today, I noticed something first. Their song … Continue reading

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Looking for more about the flood?

Want to read an especially thoughtful and heartfelt post about the flood’s effect on real people here in Nashville? How silly of me to ask. Of course you do. Check out this post by Lindsay Ferrier on her blog Suburban … Continue reading

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Help Me Out, Folks

Well, hell. The major downside of having a shiny new computer to work on? Er, on which to work? Not having all my favorite bookmarks saved from the old computer. Argh. I had a whole list of great journalism and … Continue reading

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Surviving…

So I’ve been reading a lot of blog posts on other people’s writing-related blogs lately, and many of them encourage writers and would-be writers not to forget about marketing themselves, even when they have plenty of work. You never know … Continue reading

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Specialty Buzz feature on me

How often does a writer get interviewed herself? I think I’ve been interviewed by another writer maybe three times in my whole life. Usually I’m the one asking questions! But I recently got the chance to be on the other … Continue reading

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Words I just don’t like

I’m feeling cranky because I don’t like certain linguistic inventions that I keep spotting all over the Internet. Notably, I’m not a big fan of the terms “webinar,” which is a snappy little name coined to describe a web-based seminar, … Continue reading

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Interested in health care?

Since I always love getting a shout-out from a friend or colleague, I’m going to take the opportunity to do the same for one of my people. I’m going to tell you, my loyal readers, about a blog that you … Continue reading

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Back to my usual weekday routine(s)

I survived the Week Away From Home…or, in this case, the Home Office. My son and I returned to Nashville on Friday evening. I had a great time with my family, but they’re moving to a new house, and it … Continue reading

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More journalists join the ranks of the unemployed

Just read that the Baltimore Sun is laying off one-third of its newsroom staff. The Tribune company’s been floundering for awhile, trying to claw its way upward and out of bankruptcy, and I guess this is the latest effort. Reports … Continue reading

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