Corbin H. Crable firstname.lastname@example.org It was a day I had been dreading for a long time – the day I betrayed my beloved books. Roughly three weeks ago, I gave in to the so-called “cult of Apple” and bought an iPad, a device on which I could surf the Web, check email, watch videos, listen Continue Reading
Two Gardner News writers will be recognized in the 2011 Kansas Press Association Awards of Excellence competition for stories they wrote in 2010. Reporter Corbin H. Crable received a first place finish in the “Series” category for three articles about southwest Johnson County’s ties to the Clutter murders. His series, called “The Origins of Evil” Continue Reading
Corbin H. Crable email@example.com I have something to admit to you: I’m probably going to buy Jimmy Carter’s new book. Not because I am a fan of the man widely panned as the worst president in the history of our country, but because I want to see Carter at least try to admit, in his Continue Reading
Corbin H. Crable firstname.lastname@example.org And you thought I-35 during rush hour was bad. Chinese media – with the government’s unnecessary blessing, of course – released images of a massive traffic jam on a highway in Beijing earlier this week. Motorists’ cars were at a standstill as road construction crews held up the flow of traffic. Continue Reading
But don’t get between a chubby kid and his junk food. Just don’t.
Corbin H. Crable email@example.com I knew it was going to happen eventually. Last weekend I walked out to my car after finishing a shift at one of my three jobs. Wanting to escape the sweltering heat – it felt like 95 degrees at 11 p.m. – I was looking forward to cranking up the AC Continue Reading
Corbin H. Crable firstname.lastname@example.org A story on CNN’s website this week updated its readers on those countries that have made good on their promise to deliver relief funds to earthquake-ravaged Haiti – and the news isn’t good for the U.S. According to the article, America pledged a whopping $1.15 billion of the total $5.3 billion Continue Reading
I was determined to beat the soulless DMV at its own game. Unlike the other members of the patient masses who wasted entire days standing in line only to be told they didn’t dot the appropriate ‘I’s, I would be prepared. I would wow those unenthusiastic DMV employees with my skills in organization.
Corbin H. Crable email@example.com I wasn’t looking forward to this week. The third installment of ‘Twilight’ opened, and with the movie a barrage of squealing 12-year-old girls and giggling soccer moms descended on the movie theater at which I work. We’ve seen it all before – when the first two films opened, consumers were greeted Continue Reading