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Adding a dog to a cat household is woof

May 19, 2011

My daughter Gabi has always wanted a little dog. And I always said “no” because, well, guess who would have to walk it? Ha. But three weeks ago, Rosebud adopted […]

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How to take great news photos & get published – 9 tips from Chuck Zoeller of AP

December 2, 2010

If you want to be a photojournalist — or just wish your photos had a more exciting, newsy edge — meet Chuck Zoeller. For the past 24 years, he’s been […]

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Blogs, Twitter & Facebook for folks over 50

October 30, 2010

While I love having people over and feeding them, today was a first: my guests included a blogging couple. So we spent a good amount of time photographing the meal […]

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Making Chinese dumplings with Kian Lam Kho at the Institute of Culinary Education

October 5, 2010

Last night, I got out of my kitchen to take my first real cooking class. After years of teaching Asian cooking classes to kids, I finally got a chance to […]

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Visiting India: monkeys & waterfalls at Hogenakkal

August 17, 2010

For a delightful — and somewhat disturbing — view of India’s relationship to nature, check out Hogenakkal Falls. This major tourist attraction is far more interesting than America’s Niagra Falls. […]

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South Asian Journalists: 2010 SAJA Gala

July 26, 2010

To find work in journalism, it's usually about who you know. And a good place to start schmoozing is at events sponsored by journalism groups. Last night, I got a quality dose of networking at the annual fundraising gala for the South Asian Journalists Association (SAJA). It was worth every penny of my $100 ticket.

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Being single during Christmas takes…practice

November 26, 2009

It's hard to be single during the holidays. I have a tough time this Christmas. But somehow I survived and learned a few things about myself.

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