Monthly Archives: May 2010

Zumba kicked my rear end

I took my very first Zumba class today at the YMCA near my house. All I can say is, Holy Mother of God. I about expired on the spot, ten minutes into the class. The hour-long class. Now, I just … 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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How I learned to stop worrying and love Twitter

I recently decided to give Twitter another chance. Like any good little journalist trying to keep up with everyone else, I signed up for Twitter eons ago. I used it sparingly for a few weeks, then more or less abandoned … 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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Writing about the flood

I got the chance to write an article this week that was especially meaningful to me. My editor at NurseZone asked me to write a story about nurses responding to help people during the flood (you know, the flood of … Continue reading

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After the flood: moving forward

Flood relief efforts are continuing here in Nashville. Country stars and Nashvillians Tim McGraw and Faith Hill announced today that they’re organizing a huge relief concert down at the Bridgestone Arena in June. Teams of volunteers head out with gloves, … Continue reading

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Finally, someone’s paying attention to the flood…

Okay, I’m slightly mollified. Last night, Anderson Cooper from CNN reported from my suburb of Bellevue on his show AC360. And he apologized for not being here sooner and for not giving the Nashville flood situation the attention that it … Continue reading

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