Media conspiracy, biased coverage and a shrinking newsroom

The front page of today’s Charlotte Observer featured a centerpiece that is getting a lot of backlash in the community. The story and photos are about an upcoming trial, in which police officer Wes Kerrick is being brought up on voluntary manslaughter charges for the shooting death of Jonathan Ferrell, an accident victim who was…

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Finding balance

I told Kim the other day: I just need 30 hours in a day. When Rebecca asked me the week before, “How do you find time to both run and yoga and work?” I answered with something like Well, now you’ve found the crux of the matter. The topic of balance has come up a lot lately…

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Must be a cold day in July … I’m blogging again.

It was a seemingly ordinary day that I decided to get back to blogging. My car was having some issues (what else is new?), so Kim picked me up for work. Our morning conversation turned to motivation, inspiration, creativity … and writing. My background is writing, but it’s not a skill I hone much these…

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On Athens without Chris

So, whether you read this blog daily or have only read it once, you probably know that I visit Athens quite frequently to visit my best friend Chris. We always have such a great time while I’m in town. He usually works during the week or takes a day off to hang out with me, and…

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How about a threesome?*

The great thing about social networking is that you can meet others that have similar interests to you. Because of that, I have lots of graphic designers who are also runners on my social radar – and it’s awesome! I got to meet one of these designer/runner types yesterday (trust me, there are a lot…

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