Tag Archives: Cornell

Twitter Spotlight: Cherylanne Skolnicki

I just don’t even know how to introduce you to Cherylanne Skolnicki aka @NourishTweets aka Canne, which is how she used to sign her name for short when we were in college together at Cornell.

Although we are both only children from Pennsylvania, Cherylanne and I were awfully different as students. She graduated in just three years whereas I slept through almost as many classes as I attended. She cooked amazing, grown-up style meals; I threw together the same one-pot pasta on the nights when I couldn’t talk my roommates into ordering pizza.

But years later, here we are: still friends. I like and admire this smart, kind entrepreneur, wife and mother 100x more than I did back in college (and I already thought the world of her).

Time for you to get to know the brains behind @NourishTweets.

2photo Continue reading

Advertisements

Twitter Spotlight: Courtney Rubin

We should have met years ago–Courtney and I graduated from the same university in the same year. I knew her name from alumni magazine columns. Courtney handled our class notes some months.

I had read her writing in publications like Self, Fast Company, People and the New York Times and wondered if it was the same Courtney. Indeed it was.

CR photo

But it was only through Twitter that Courtney and I finally met in person. Thanks Twitter!

OneChicklette: Your favorite qualities in a love interest Continue reading

I loathe this book

I loathe this book and yet I forced myself to finish. Do you do that too?

After I finally finished the book (and it felt like ages), I googled the title and the author to see what other people thought. I quickly got the sense that people who liked it didn’t look much past the apparently still-titillating notion of a relationship between two women. I say this because few people commented on the god-awful writing, and the huge holes in both plot and character.

Continue reading

Twitter Spotlight: Brenda Janowitz

An alumni web site delivered the news: an acquaintance from Cornell named Brenda Janowitz is now the author of several books including Recipe for a Happy Life and the upcoming New Adult novel The Lonely Hearts Club from Polis Books.

And she did this after practicing law for several years. Impressive!

headshot

OneChicklette: Your favorite qualities in a love interest Continue reading