You’re It!

“Mr. Konesky tiptoed toward Mr. Dennehy’s bedroom, burst through the door and flipped on the light. A bleary-eyed Mr. Dennehy looked up as his now-wife yelled, ‘Run, Brian!’ Mr. Konesky recalls. ‘There was nowhere for Brian to run.'”

Check out this hilarious Wall Street Journal story about a game of tag that’s lasted 23 years.

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Snow Fall

Check out this New York Times multimedia piece about skiers and snowboards trapped by an avalanche. It’s an interesting, somewhat-new approach that, as one writer at Poynter put it, “tells the story through text, photos, videos and interactive graphics that blend seamlessly and come alive on the Web page.”

I read this in the middle of a family snowboarding trip to Jackson Hole, Wyo., right after the resort received about a foot of fresh snow. Days later, as we rode the chairlifts, the gondola and the tram, we could look up at the rocky cliffs above us and still see giant patches of white snow pocked with black spots — leftovers of dynamite the ski patrol set off to cause controlled mini-avalanches and protect everyone at the resort.

Happy New Year!

As I welcomed 2013 and updated this site with my latest clips, I noticed a huge lack of promised blog posts from 2012.

I produced and consumed plenty of journalism throughout the fall, and I posted about it on Twitter and Facebook, but my last blog post was way back in September. I could say I’ve had a lot on my plate as a full-time student with a part-time job (albeit by far the best job on campus). But the truth is it’s been hard for me to get into the habit of blogging when the world offers so much to do and see offline and so much life to live away from my computer!

For posterity’s sake then, I’ll repost some of my Twitter and Facebook updates here before I start my whirlwind of a spring semester — my last semester AHHH!

I’ll leave you with a New Years series from The Big Picture, one of my favorite sources of photojournalism.