Monthly Archives: August 2009

Fixed again!

Weirdly—or, given that it might actually be useful to someone, perhaps not so weirdly—the post on this blog that regularly¬†gets the most hits is one that I wrote back in late December about my brother fixing our toilet. It’s called … Continue reading

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Hurry up, September

This month cannot end quickly enough. I’m not a big fan of hot, muggy August weather to begin with. But to make matters worse, my son isn’t in school during the month of August, which translates into no regular childcare….which … Continue reading

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What’s your major?

Allena Tapia recently conducted a useful discussion on her About.com blog about freelance writing. She asked what major is the best major for a fledgling freelance writer. She asked those of us who make a living by freelancing to weigh … Continue reading

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Thanks, Facebook

Everyone in the journalism industry knows how important social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter are these days. It’s so well-known that I don’t even read most of the articles written on this topic anymore because hello, not exactly news … Continue reading

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Beach reading

My family took our annual beach vacation last week, so I loaded up on a bunch of books and prepared to¬†while away the week under an umbrella. Which, for the most part, I did. In fact, I read everything that … Continue reading

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