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Cool Jazz

There’s just something about cool jazz on a hot summer night. The way the notes carry on the breeze and sway through the windowsill. You breathe it in, each gentle run and muted hum of the horn. I still remember the way he looked standing there on the balcony; smoking a cigarette with a perfected … Continue reading Cool Jazz

Travels

A collection of my favorite places so far... Albuquerque, NM: breath-taking views, gorgeous mountains, Sandia Resort, no humidity and delicious green chilies. Little Rock, AR: southern hospitality, delicious meals, reunited with friends, realizing I'm old and cool jazz.

PR – A Great Place For Women

This past Tuesday while sifting through hundreds of papers for my current ghost-writing project, I stumbled across an old PRSA Newsletter from the National Capital Chapter (Vol. XII No. 2 - February 1973.) I found this particularly interesting since my ghost-writing piece has absolutely nothing to do with public relations, yet somehow it underlines my … Continue reading PR – A Great Place For Women

Bower’s Bite: PR and Advertising aren’t forms of “Journalism” | My Rebuttal

As a veteran PR Major and Communication Studies Minor in the University of Oregon: School of Journalism and Communication, who has been through "INFOHELL" (twice) and taken all old jschool curriculum pre-reqs as well as upper division: communications, ethics, magazine, web video production (for KVAL News), advertising, and public relations courses, I must say that this … Continue reading Bower’s Bite: PR and Advertising aren’t forms of “Journalism” | My Rebuttal

Saving Trees One Kindle at a Time – My Quest to Help Save the World

Ever since we were little tots, we have been taught to "reduce, reuse, and recycle." In school we were asked to place all our paper scraps from collages in the blue recycle bin, to absolutely not throw our pop-cans in the trash in the cafeteria, and to bring a reusable water bottle to school everyday. … Continue reading Saving Trees One Kindle at a Time – My Quest to Help Save the World