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Fearless woman Liz Allen — last day to vote

   September 30, 2011 4:09 am    0

I never ask people to vote for anything or anyone. Not on Facebook or anyplace else, but I implore everyone to vote for Liz Allen in the Live Fearlessly contest. If you don’t know Liz, please read the essay submitted. I do know Liz, and she is an extraordinary woman who faced a lot of…

 

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I still laugh at middle school mayhem

   September 27, 2011 6:03 am    0

When kids make you laugh so hard, your sides hurt, it might be the middle school years. It’s a time when kids have a somewhat grown-up appearance, but they still have that impishness that makes me grin just thinking about it. I still laugh when I think of football car pools. No one wanted the…

 

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Inspired by Flab to Fab

   September 23, 2011 4:03 am    0

If you need a moment of inspiration, read the blogs of seven brave Erie women who have taken the challenge to lose some serious weight … with the help of Flab to Fab, a workout center in Erie. Click on the links below to find out how each individual real woman is handling this. They…

 

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Go team go

   September 11, 2011 4:56 am    0

With all the sports this past week, and with today’s date etched tragically in history, it’s a day to credit teamwork. I watched the Green Bay Packers fend off the the New Orleans Saints. In tennis, Novak Djokovic appeared to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat at U.S. Open Tennis tournament just outside NYC….

 

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For Women Only Expo

   October 8, 2009 9:04 am    0

Her Times magazine is featuring a host of speakers during this weekend’s For Women Only Expo at the Bayfront Convention Center, including moi. I’ll be addressing wannabe writers in “So You Want To Be a Writer” on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. and Sunday at 11:30 a.m. Also appearing in the “Her Times lounge:” Pam Parker…

 

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Press release writing 101

   November 30, 2007 1:22 pm    0

I get about 387 press releases a day this time of year — I rarely read them, but this one made me laugh out loud. If all press releases were this funny, more editors might actually read them. The subject line of the e-mail was “Story idea: Gift for your Least Favorite Nephew” Dear Heather,…

 

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Word lovers, er, word likers blog

   October 10, 2007 2:26 pm    2

I’d love to read more local blogs, but I can’t find many worth my time. Erie-based blogs are rife with anonymous bloggers and anonymous comments — which, of course, allows people to behave very badly behind their cloak of invisibility, saying things they could/would never say if everyone knew their “true identity.” At the risk…

 

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