Staff blogs

  • ChrisCobler

    You've put us in good company

    By ChrisCobler in Your Advocate: an editor's blog

    We were pleased this week to learn the Advocate's Web site is a finalist for a Newspaper Association of America's Digital Edge Award. As I mentioned in a previous post, we have all of you to thank for the national attention ...

  • AllisonMiles

    To have and to hold, until someone needs a tissue

    By AllisonMiles in Business Notebook

    It's among the most memorable days of  woman's life, the day the focus is on her and she becomes joined to her true sweetheart for - at least she hopes - forever. Her wedding. And while I'm all for spending ...

  • ALongLook

    Slow going

    By ALongLook in The Write Stuff

    Not that there's a rush....but this rewrite is slow going. I know in my heart my patience will be rewarded. Even 15 years after these murders, they are still heart wrenching. Knowing that there is finally going to be a ...

  • AprillBrandon

    Best and Worst of 2007

    By AprillBrandon in Pop Goes the Culture

    Oh, 2007, we will miss you. You've given us so many wonder things the past 365 days (give or take a couple). I mean, without you, we would have never met the wonder that is American Idol loser Sanjaya. Or ...

  • AllisonMiles

    You light up my life ...

    By AllisonMiles in Business Notebook

    In driving back to the office from my dinner break, I took the "scenic route" to get a glimpse of some of the amazing Christmas lights Victorians had strung up throughout town. And let me tell you. I was impressed. My ...

  • LAHightower

    Party snacks

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    'Tis the season for Christmas parties. As such, I think it's high time for a few suggestions on party snacks. I've had some good suggestions in my previous posts, such as the Velveeta Queso and piggies-in-a-blanket, but this is one ...

  • LAHightower

    Virgin Mimosa

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    This is one of my favorite things to have in the morning. It's a simple mix of my favorite orange juice and sparkling water. I like to use Simply Orange's calcium with no pulp with Central Market sparkling water. 6+++++33333333333333333 ...

  • dtewes

    A Wild Weekend Possible

    By dtewes in Sky Watch

    Weather buffs ought to enjoy this weekend.    Everything from wildfire conditions and strong thunderstorms to high winds and freezing temperatures are possible.    A cold front is forecast to blast through South Texas early Saturday morning, with wind gusts ...

  • PEbner

    Where is everyone

    By PEbner in The world of golf

    I was asked this week if the Cowboys kept ewveryone off the course on Sunday and I would have to say it's a 99.9 percent chance that most golfers on Sunday afternoon were probably glued to the set watching the ...

  • LAHightower

    Something new

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    I decided to take a little risk last night and make something a bit more complicated. And, amazingly, it turned out rather well. So here's my make-up recipe for honey green beans with potatoes and walnuts. (An official name is still in ...

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