Category Archives: work

Still thankful for the Rams

I’m definitely feeling all the outrage over the Rams leaving St. Louis to return to Los Angeles. They were, overall, terrible for most of their years in St. Louis. They fleeced us to come here in 1995, and they fleeced … Continue reading

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Church signs in Ferguson

Just over a week after the Michael Brown shooting, I was struck by the idea of photographing church signs in and around Ferguson. I figured many of them would have messages related to the shooting and its aftermath. On Sunday … Continue reading

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The cartooning beat

Whenever I get together with extended family, inevitably someone will say “Oh, what do you do at the Post-Dispatch? Write stories?” The answer, of course, is “no.” My job is to design newspaper pages and develop web projects. But next … Continue reading

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Then and now: one year after our tornado

Hard to believe that one year ago tonight was Good Friday. My parents were at church. I was at work. My family was at home. And they were right in the path of a tornado that cut across north St. … Continue reading

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An October to remember

This has been a crazy month on all fronts: Our house has been under construction, and is nearing completion. We had thought that it might even be ready to move in by the end of October. That didn’t happen, but … Continue reading

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Let’s go Cardinals!

The World Series is in full force! The girls have been following excitedly (except when the games are actually on at night. They would rather watch “Angelina Ballerina” instead) and I have been hard at work at the Post-Dispatch. I … Continue reading

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It’s a beautiful day in this neighborhood

Today I posted my second multimedia project for stltoday.com. It’s a trivia quiz about Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. The show has always had a special resonance for me. Long after I had stopped watching it, bits of it remained strongly in … Continue reading

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When news happens

Working at a newspaper is still an exciting thing to do, even if the future of the industry looks dim. In the last week, I have had to work during two big breaking news stories. The first was the horrible … Continue reading

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Stan Musial baseball cards

For all you baseball fans out there, check out this quiz I created for stltoday.com … Can you tell a genuine Musial baseball card from a fan-created fantasy? http://interact.stltoday.com/mds/sports-cardinals/html/2296

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Busy weekend, early mornings

Today was a jam-packed day, leading in to a jam-packed next few days. I woke up early thinking I had an 8 a.m. appointment for a haircut. Turns out it was 9 a.m. But still, that’s pretty early for me. … Continue reading

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