Monthly Archives: November 2013


As someone who’s blogged professionally for more than six years, it’s been a long time since I wrote that “first post.” And, since I’ve already gone through that initiation and inauguration, there’s not real need to do it again (OK, so I don’t want to do it again).

Below is my final post for my Times Union On the Edge blog which should give you an idea of what’s going on:

As a child, I wanted to be a veterinarian or a dolphin trainer, then I heard Chris Kapostasy (now Jansing on MSNBC) speak at Emma Willard. The story I remember most: how she once sat in a helicopter, feet brushing the tops of trees, on her way to report a story.

From that moment forward, I wanted to be a journalist.

I was 13. Continue reading