Tag: journalism

media , musings

A Boston journalist’s take on the marathon bombings

A week ago today, two bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Two hours before they exploded, I’d been standing at the second bomb site. For the past week, the bombings are all anyone’s been able to talk about. It’s a “where were you when…” situation that’s...

by Marian
April 22, 2013

Ventfest: My Future (and the Lack Thereof)

Image from Blogging Belmont There’s been a lot of turnover at The Globe. Mostly, it’s people leaving for other papers or publications, usually for the benefit of their families (more money, less time commitment). But people leave for months at a time on book leave as well. There’s something incredibly...

by Marian
June 21, 2012

Eeaazzyy Livin’

“Summertimeee and the livin’ is eeaazzyy..” Oh what a fantastic summer this has been. In a recent conversation with my mother, I said that my life is defined by my summers. I always have fantastic vacations, learning opportunities and personal growth. Honestly, I think oftentimes, I learn more during my...

by Marian
September 6, 2010

Poem: Ode to my morning paper

Here’s to you, old friend. Here’s to our mornings together Latte in hand, feet propped, reading. Here’s to my black-stained hands, my saliva fingers, Evidence of our daily love affair. Here’s to the quick, finite snip of scissors, My sad, hopeless attempt to keep you with me a little while...

by Marian
July 2, 2010

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