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August 23, 2012


Originally posted on Kraft Comm Classes:
Your mother started this great new business raising and releasing butterflies in your community. Your college roommate was robbed at gunpoint. The coffee shop your best friend’s mom owns has been selected for a national honor for all its charity work. Your sorority has been able to get Hillary…

Writers Can Learn a lot from Rachel Crow

August 14, 2012


Spent the weekend in New Jersey with my son watching boy band sensation Big Time Rush in concert. Don’t laugh—we had a fabulous time, and those guys know how to put on a show that will make audiences leave satisfied. Before we got to BTR, however, we sat through two open acts—including X Factor fan […]

Wine Tasting in the Afternoon–All in the Name of Journalism

August 2, 2012


You know that scene in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate factory (the charming first one with Gene Wilder, not the creeped out Johnny Depp version) where Charlie sees the factory “garden” for the first time, complete with its river of chocolate and mushrooms filled with crème, and he can hardly control his excitement? That was […]