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Goodbye e-mail to Mobile newsroom

This is the e-mail that I wrote to my newsroom to say goodbye. From: James, Andrea Sent: Friday, August 25, 2006 4:16 PM To: *Newsroom Group; Subject: That lucky old sun Hey guys,   Thank you so much for the past year and a half.   I’ve had the time of my life...

The other, other Washington

Friends, I’ll just put the lead at the front, so if you read no further, you’ll know this much: At the end of the month, I will move to Seattle, Washington. Today is my 25th birthday, and it is bittersweet. I’m a bit overwhelmed, but in a very good...

Catastrophe

My alma-mater posted this to its Web site following Hurricane Katrina: Medill School of Journalism – Northwestern University: Medill Alum Documents Katrina Aftermath in Mobile, Ala. Story by Andrea James, MSJ05 Andrea James is currently working as a business...

Big wheels keep on turning

A cell phone rang — the jingle was the tune to Lynard Skynard’s Sweet Home Alabama. In the ladies room, I heard one woman tell another, “Dang! It’s cold as a truck stop in here! Ain’t they got no heat in here?” And I thought,...