Archive for September, 2008

A Gen Y’er on a late Sunday night

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Common characteristics are shared on late Sunday nights by Gen Y’ers around the world.
You make it a goal to get to bed early, but the chances of you falling asleep right away are slim to none. Part of the reason is because you stayed up till the wee hours of the morning the past two […]

The best area code a PR pro can see on caller ID

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It doesn’t take a seasoned PR practitioner to know when a journalist is calling. Perhaps your CEO did something he wasn’t supposed to or your company just made a big announcement. Regardless, you know who covers your beat. Hopefully you know your regular reporters, but you might not. Best case is your employer provides thought […]

Man’s best friend

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Here’s a remarkable story that I read about in the Arizona Republic. Buddy, an 18 month old German Shepherd, saved his owners life by dialing 911. Buddy’s owner, who resides in Scottsdale, has seizures. He trained his dog to retrieve the phone and use his teeth to press a programmed button for 911 when seizure […]

JetBlue flight diverted, passengers questioned by FBI for 2 hours

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This past Saturday, JetBlue flight 455 from Boston for Ft. Lauderdale was diverted to North Carolina. Passengers were questioned by the FBI for two hours. Why? It seems like there was a circus on board. One passenger was smoking in the bathroom (as you know – that is a big NO NO). But that’s not […]

The Chronicles of Sarah Palin

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It didn’t even take a week for the first Vice Presidential nominee from the state of Alaska to become the most talked about female on the internet. In the same day, America found out that Sarah Palin’s daughter is five month’s pregnant and her husband once received a DUI. I’m wondering how the Republicans PR […]