Tag Archive | friends

Rap and grammar…what more can a girl ask for?

As a writer, I’ve made it no secret that bad grammar is a major pet peeve of mine and have no qualms about correcting people on their mistakes. I feel I covered some pretty good points the first time around, but there is still one common error that just irks me: I cannot tell you how […]

Appreciating small town America

Appreciating small town America

During my time writing for various community newspapers, I like to say that I’ve learned a few things. One: Starting out at smaller publications definitely helps when you’re new in the field — you get a lot more hands-on experience and more one-on-one help and mentoring. Two: Working in a small community means you’re able to build […]

Parents: We’re more like them than we think

Parents: We’re more like them than we think

A few weeks ago, I had my friend Mi (pronounced ME) over for dinner and a movie. Now, there was nothing really out of the ordinary about this. We were just hanging out, talking and eating. But as we were cooking, I started thinking about how so many of my habits around the kitchen were inherited […]

Beyond friendship: Relationships and their effects on us, Part 2

Beyond friendship: Relationships and their effects on us, Part 2

Apparently, my previous post wasn’t enough to convince some people that I’m not cynical. Just because they think I’m not as romantic as they are. Although, I don’t think I ever said I wasn’t romantic; I just happen to have very strong opinions about how I think male-female relationships of the romantic variety should work. I also […]

Olympic introspection: Am I more senistive than I thought?

Just like during the Superbowl, the Olympics are an opportunity for advertisers to really take advantage of the increase in viewers and pull out all the stops when it comes to the commercials they air during key viewing times. In their Go Wolrd campaign, the folks over at Visa have capitalized on this by celebrating the human accomplishments […]