That One Night I Stopped By Bru’s Desk…

Three weeks ago, Amy Jennings, Eric Olmscheid, Emily Abbas, and I were invited by Des Moines Register business writer Lynn Hicks to take a tour through The Des Moines Register after a “14 People to Watch in 2014” panel at Capital Square. I had toured the new Register offices before (thanks to Josh Hafner), but I decided to go … More That One Night I Stopped By Bru’s Desk…

Life Disrupted

These are the kind of posts that I do not like writing about.  It is unfair for me to write it because when it comes to something of this nature, it makes me physically sick.  As an unemotional sort of fellow, I detach myself from the story, because I feel it needs to be written … More Life Disrupted

National Sports Writing Honors for the Register and Others

  Individuals who walk into a newspaper newsroom everyday are assigned the task of reporting on stories, fact-checking, confirming sources, and writing it up so that the public is informed of what is going on.  I have the upmost appreciation for the reporters and people who work at the Des Moines Register and newspapers world wide.  … More National Sports Writing Honors for the Register and Others

Letter to Cityview June 19, 2006 #NBPRD

I’m continuing the National Blog Post Recycling Day (#NBPRD) celebration with this 2nd recycled post. Background:  When Juice debuted in 2005, Cityview Magazine spend a better part of the first year slamming and ridiculing Juice for being nothing more than a fluff publication, filled with drunken young professionals at bars being pictured, and bloggers who … More Letter to Cityview June 19, 2006 #NBPRD