Reflections

In memory of the smartest man I knew….

"The power to express is the road to success," he told me. And that was eleven years ago. At some point early on, he must have realized that my future was in journalism. Yet as I've searched for something to say, I've found it difficult to actually express through just a few examples, the love… Continue reading In memory of the smartest man I knew….

Reflections

A fat nation: who’s feeding whom?

For just seventy-five cents more, you can make it a combo with a bottomless basket of chips. And a drink. With free refills. In 1987, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the average American was no more than 14 percent overweight. Today, the average American is at least 15 percent overweight. But of… Continue reading A fat nation: who’s feeding whom?

Reflections

Blogrolling: (n) the exchange of ideas through blogging, usually in an effort to gain praise

When I first heard about blogging I was not enthused. So what? Another venue for people to rant about their opinions. As if we don't have enough of those. What was even more annoying was that while I would do background research (Google, duh) on topics for my reporting class, I'd run into a handful… Continue reading Blogrolling: (n) the exchange of ideas through blogging, usually in an effort to gain praise