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Two years out

Posted by Clare on October 23rd, 2008

I think I’m finally hitting the end of Peace Corps related anniversaries that I can legitimately use as excuses for blog posts. So here it is: Today marks two years since I returned to the U.S. after two years in Senegal. The volunteer who replaced me is back in America (welcome home, Donna!), I haven’t [...]

From the Field: Close-up with the Sisters

Posted by Clare on October 6th, 2008

One of the many hazards/perks of turning the Folsom Street Fair into a reporting assignment: preparing for an interview with two Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.

meetin deadline

Posted by Clare on September 22nd, 2008

brain dump fail

Posted by Clare on September 21st, 2008

I’m about to start week five of J-school and I would *really* love to tell the Internets all about the past four—I’ve been guilt-ridden and a bit ashamed about my poor blogging performance. My mother suspects that I’m posting on some other, top-secret, invitation-only blog. I am not. My problem is that 99.9% of my [...]

My first week of J-school

Posted by Clare on August 29th, 2008

…has consisted of twelve-hour days spent chasing ducks with a microphone and sitting through hour after hour of tutorials. We covered still cameras, audio recorders, tiny HD camcorders, Photoshop, Soundtrack Pro, Final Cut Pro, Soundslides, and Flash. And by “covered” I mean “touched on the very basics of doing more than just hitting random buttons.” [...]

blog fatigue

Posted by Clare on May 13th, 2008

For the three of you who still check this thing: Hi! Thanks for your misplaced loyalty! Excuses: 1) Busy. With work, mostly. I’ve been editing a steady stream of Adobe projects—customer profiles and filmmaker stories from Sundance, including a really cool doc on kids’ experiences of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. Cory and I also [...]

Round 3:

Posted by Clare on February 28th, 2008

Accepted. (Again. Finally!)