August 25, 2011


My Posts | Gather: 'via Blog this':

With so many of our writing friends located on the east coast, we wanted to make sure that everyone is able to keep up with the storm.   On Facebook's My Writing Buddies as well as other groups, people are keeping tabs of each other. These articles are by fellow writer JODI JILL, who has written for ehow, examiner, infobarrel. Jodi has also written published books, a newspaper column and lectured on how to write online.

Amtrak cancels service south of Washington: Hurricane Irene takes hold

August 25, 2011 10:15 PM EDT -- Amtrak is preparing for Hurricane Irene landfall. Train service from Washington, DC, going south for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday has been canceled with more trains cancellations expected. The train service . . . more
August 25, 2011 08:20 PM EDT -- The Martin Luther King Memorial dedication planned for Sunday was postponed. The ceremony, intended to honor the great civil rights leader, had speakers scheduled including President Obama. The ceremony . . . more
August 25, 2011 08:00 PM EDT -- Hurricane Irene has her own Facebook page, but it is the Irene Hurricane path updates east coast residents are looking to find out. The National Hurricane Center and the American Red Cross are using social . . . more
August 25, 2011 07:45 PM EDT -- The Washington Monument is closed after the Virginia earthquake, and according to Pat Robertson, this is a sign from "the Lord." On the 700 Club Thursday, the preacher discussed the symbolism of the . . . more
August 25, 2011 07:20 PM EDT -- The social security numbers of thousands of Yale students shown to the world accidentally by Google has everyone taking notice. The incident happened in September 2010 when the company was indexing file . . . more
August 25, 2011 07:05 PM EDT -- Hurricane New York update! Hurricane Irene will hit New York over the weekend and everyone is preparing for the worst. Governor Andrew Cuomo has issued a state of emergency to prepare for the rising waters . . . more
August 25, 2011 06:50 PM EDT -- Zipcar memberships are the latest car-sharing rage, thanks in part to LivingSocial. The discount service has introduced thousands to a different way of renting vehicles while being environmentally friendly. . . . more
August 25, 2011 06:40 PM EDT -- Merriam-Webster took a hint to the verbal vocabulary used in society today and put it in the dictionary. Releasing the new list of added words, there are several used every day in our verbal communication . . . more
August 25, 2011 03:35 AM EDT -- A 4.5 aftershock earthquake hit Virginia according to the USGS early Thursday morning. It was less than two days ago when a 5.8 quake struck Virginia causing people on the east coast to experience a rare . . . more
August 25, 2011 12:10 AM EDT -- Casey Anthony is once again in Florida. The woman who fled the state after a media sensationalized trial has returned for her court ordered probation for a different case on Wednesday. In what had been . . . more
August 24, 2011 10:15 PM EDT -- Outback Steakhouse is giving away free steak on Wednesday night. Hoping to give away 1 million steaks, the company is asking their customers to get involved with by receiving a free food coupon at their . . . more
August 24, 2011 09:10 PM EDT -- Hurricane Irene mandatory evacuations have begun before the storm hits landfall. Dare County, North Carolina visitors must leave by 8 a.m. ET Thursday morning due to the size of the storm and the concerns . . . more
August 24, 2011 03:35 PM EDT -- A 3.9 earthquake has been felt in the San Francisco Bay area on Wednesday. The latest reported quake has everyone on edge as the Earth continues to move over the past 48 hours. The movement was felt about . . . more
August 24, 2011 03:30 PM EDT -- The East Coast earthquake rattled the East Coast with a 5.8 Richter scale jolt from New York City to North Carolina on Tuesday. Now the aftershocks are being felt by residents with four on record so far, . . . more
August 24, 2011 03:20 PM EDT -- Snow beer isn't sold readily in America and it isn't available in Europe, but that doesn't matter as it is the single most popular beer in the world. Produced and sold exclusively in China, the most popular . . . more
August 24, 2011 02:40 PM EDT -- Hurricane Irene has the attention of New York City Mayor Bloomberg who has asked for residents' attention and ready for the storm if it should hit the city during the weekend. The storm, yet to hit the . . . more
August 23, 2011 05:00 PM EDT -- The Colorado earthquake was the first of two earthquakes that hit America on Tuesday. According to residents who surveyed the property, there are minor damages from the quake. Hitting the state on the . . . more
August 23, 2011 04:10 PM EDT -- The 5.9 Earthquake was felt on the East Coast--from New York City to North Carolina with places like Washington, DC and Baltimore feeling it in-between. In what might have been one of the biggest quakes . . . more
August 23, 2011 12:55 PM EDT -- The Colorado earthquake that hit on Monday night in a record for the state is still being felt. Aftershocks documented on Tuesday are making residents uncomfortable after being on solid ground for so . . . more
August 23, 2011 12:35 PM EDT -- Staples office supply store is the latest department store to announce the discounted HP Touchpads have sold out. Taking to the social media source Twitter, the store chain announced that the product . . . more

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