Yes, I'm actually doing a second blog post! Today's Bloganuary prompt: What is a road trip you would love to take? Funny enough: this isn't just a mental exercise. My work offers a paid three-month sabbatical that I'll be taking at the end of this year, and a road trip may be part of it! … Continue reading Bloganuary Day 2: Road Trip!
Like everything I do, I'm off to a late start for the WordPress.com bloganuary challenge, but better late than never! It's a list of daily writing prompts for each day in January, and the first question is: What advice would you give to your teenage self? That's easy: don't join that cult! From 1986-1996, I … Continue reading Bloganuary: Advice to my teenage self
In September a notice went up for the WFTDA (Women’s Flat Track Derby Association) needed writers for the upcoming playoff season. I replied to the request and was fortunate enough to be picked up for the job. It’s not especially glamorous or anything like that, but it was enabling me to write sports again.
When I graduated from high school I knew that I wanted to be a journalist, specifically a sports journalist. So in 1996 I started writing for my college paper called The Collegian and would later become one of its editors. Not long after I began writing for the college paper, I got picked up to be a stringer for The Lorain Morning Journal. I just covered city council meetings but it was fun and a lot of good practice.
But the sports department was where I wanted to be. It was mere feet away from…
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