This week I am showing students at USM how to report without pen and paper – the wonderful world of digital technology. We will also be working on putting together social media projects – reporting – using computers and mobile devices. Before heading off to the university this morning, I tried to make another loaf […]
I got to meet former first lady Barbara Bush when she came to Hattiesburg in 2007. Now her daughter-in-law Laura Bush, also a former first lady, has come to Hattiesburg, too. Both visits were the product of Forrest General Hospital’s Spirit of Women, an organization designed to inspire women to take better care of their […]
The Space Shuttle Endeavour is scheduled to take off on April 29 for its final mission. This event is special for two reasons: The significance of its final launch and the planned visit by Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., wife of astronaut Mark Kelly, the mission’s commander. Giffords was seriously injured when she and others were […]
Everybody’s been having fun with the missing Egyptian cobra that disappeared Saturday at the Bronx Zoo. Instead of quaking with fear, the venomous snake has inspired creative humor. I created a compilation of some of the funny things people had to say about the missing reptile. I hope you enjoy!
The Oxford English Dictionary recently unveiled its list of words that it has added to the book. A lot of people are in an uproar over the new entries, because the list includes text speak like OMG and LOL. I say why not? If we use those “words” in our everyday language, then they should […]