Monthly Archives: April 2009

My Aunt Trudi

I’ve gone from “always the donor, never the asker,” to someone who is regularly soliciting donations. For the Breast Cancer 3-Day, for Pilcrow Lit Fest and now for my Aunt Trudi. I hope you will allow me a moment to … Continue reading

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How I broke the $1000 mark fundraising for the Komen 3-Day

Here’s a short video about how I was able to raise $361 in about an hour on Twitter thanks to generous friends and some friendly competition. If you’re wondering, I found one more tweet and realized that Dan won. All … Continue reading

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How can I tell you everything that has happened?

So very much has happened these past few weeks and I don’t know how I’ll keep everyone posted. Instead I’ll make a list and I promise that I’ll be back with the full stories (and videos) soon. Today at 5:30 … Continue reading

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Take Me Out to a Ball Game, Pretty Please

I’ve decided to see a baseball game. And a football game. And basketball. And hockey. And soccer. And roller derby. In 2009, I want to see every professional team in Chicago play one game or match. I’ve seen the Cubs … Continue reading

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Have you been following along?

We’re about to check out of the truly, lovely Hotel Preston near the airport in Nashville, TN. Before we get on the road and head up to central Illinois, we’re going to lunch with Melissa from Strawberry Beret at Ombi. … Continue reading

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Viva NashVegas!

The house-keys have been passed to someone that will not Edgar me and the keys to the Lincoln MKS are in my pocket. Yes, my friends, it is time for my social media road trip with Amy Guth AKA Viva … Continue reading

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Can we get to 1000 votes for a girls softball program?

I don’t want to turn this blog into a vote for this, vote for that blog… but this is a deserving cause and I can’t figure a way to fit into a tweet. I thought I’d let John Kuttenberg tell … Continue reading

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