Staff blogs

  • AllisonMiles

    Second time's a charm...I hope

    By AllisonMiles in Business Notebook

    I joined up with a co-worker last week to do a little pumpkin carving. We traveled to the nearest pumpkin patch, picked the ones we felt had the most personality, and sat outside her apartment, knives in hand, to create ...

  • ALongLook

    The pain of writing

    By ALongLook in The Write Stuff

    I promised last post to share some previous writings from when my older sister died of breast cancer. The point here is to illustrate how emotional issues -- the loss of a loved one, a breakup, etc. -- can spark ...

  • AprillBrandon

    MySpace could help YourCareer

    By AprillBrandon in Pop Goes the Culture

    And here we thought it was just for spying on our boyfriend's ex. According to an article on www.trendhunter.com, headhunters are trolling social networking sites like Myspace.com for the next great talent (which is making me think I should stop ...

  • dtewes

    Comet Holmes "Explodes"

    By dtewes in Sky Watch

       Frequent observers of the night sky may have noticed what appears to be an unusual yellow or orange colored star in the northeast sky. It's not a star, but Comet Holmes.    Just a couple of weeks ago, Holmes ...

  • dtewes

    Comet Holmes "explodes"

    By dtewes in Sky Watch

       Frequent observers of the night sky may have noticed an unusual yellow or orange colored star in the northeast sky. It's not a star, but Comet Holmes.    Just a couple of weeks ago, Holmes wasn't even visible without ...

  • AllisonMiles

    Ghosts of Halloween Past

    By AllisonMiles in Business Notebook

    Well, I promised a run-down of my family's best Halloween costumes a couple of days ago and I always (well, most of the time...) make good on my promises. Mind you, these aren't costumes I made/wore. I was a bit less creative. A bubble bath: MATERIALS: A ...

  • AprillBrandon

    I'm going to be a sexy chupacabra for Halloween

    By AprillBrandon in Pop Goes the Culture

    Sex has hijacked Halloween, folks. Allow me to present to the court exhibit A: Now don't get me wrong. I've been my fair share of sexy 1920s flapper and even...(gulp)...a Playboy Bunny from the 1950s (hey it was in college ...

  • dtewes

    Here's your chance

    By dtewes in Sky Watch

       It wasn't that long ago that finding up-to-date weather information meant having to wait for the 6 and 10 o'clock news to catch a glimpse of the latest radar and weather map.    Today, with the advent of the ...

  • ChrisCobler

    It's about the journalism

    By ChrisCobler in Your Advocate: an editor's blog

    I don't have the words to capture the spirit of the American Society of Newspaper Editors' Diversity Leadership Institute. Instead, I'll turn to a past speech by editor Gregory Favre.  I was honored to attend the fifth session this week at the ...

  • AllisonMiles

    Come on, guys. Let's branch out a little ...

    By AllisonMiles in Business Notebook

    It's that time of year again, when those cobwebs hanging from the ceiling fan can be attributed to seasonal decoration rather than household neglect and children are scrambling to find the perfect costume. And while I'm all for trick-or-treating  - ...

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