If you travel from place to place in your job and find yourself repeatedly in the same locale, maybe you’ve been fortunate enough to deal with an ace. By that, I mean a professional in his or her line of work who’s dependable, professional, kind and personable. You’re always happy to see them.In every case in which I’ve found an ace, it’s someone who exudes pride in their work. They don’t do a good job because some job-hopping boss using a management guide told them to. They do it because it’s inside them. They want to. It’s such a pleasure to run into one of these people. It can be a conductor on a train you use all the time or a maitre d’ of a favorite restaurant of a colleague in another town. The job doesn’t matter. The ace transcends class and rank. It’s just about being a pro.Al Shrier was one of those. He was the longtime sports information director at Temple back when they were called that, and not some … [Read more...] about Temple athletics ambassador Al Shrier will be remembered today, for a long time, by more than just Owls
Quotes about long time friends
Thursday, November 1st, 2018 / News 12 at 11 o'ciock AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Family and friends said their farewells to Aiken legend Cothran "Cot" Campbell Thursday afternoon. It wasn't the tears, or the smiles, but the stories, that brought people who knew Cot together as they celebrated the legacy of a man who touched so many. Coach Abshire, long time friend of Campbell's, said Cot welcomed him with his signature smile and booming voice from the moment he arrived in Aiken. "Cot was I think the first person we met...on this track," Abshire told News 12. Abshire ran three horses in the Kentucky Derby himself, and would get up every morning at 7 to go to the training track with his friend. "Anne and Cot would come out of course, and we would stand together and watch the horses training, watching the times," Abshire said. He told News 12 that Cot knew him before anyone else. And it made him feel loved. "Two words: great character," said Abshire. "And personality. He never … [Read more...] about Family and friends celebrate, bid a final farewell to late Aiken legend Cot Campbell
Luke Nozicka Des Moines Register Published 2:13 p.m. UTC Aug 21, 2018 © Copyright 2018, Des Moines Register and Tribune Co. BROOKLYN, Ia. — Mollie Tibbetts' face has been seen across the country, her bright smile flashing on national news. She has been painted as the quintessential Iowa girl; an archetype, as her father puts it. Those following the story of her disappearance have seen her posing in her senior pictures and nestled with her high school sweetheart, beaming at a University of Iowa football game. Those in her small hometown of Brooklyn in central Iowa appreciate the widespread attention to her disappearance. They, too, consider her an all-American young woman. But they know Tibbetts as much more than the two-dimensional posters seen on TV. In interviews with the Des Moines Register, Tibbetts' family, friends, teachers, coaches and co-workers recount stories of the cheery, sometimes silly and occasionally stubborn … [Read more...] about She’s nurturing. She’s a Harry Potter fan. We all know Mollie Tibbetts’ face, but her friends and family say she’s so much more.
ENTERTAINMENT 08/15/2018 02:16 pm ET The fallen "Grey's Anatomy" star has returned to TV as a series regular in "Suits." Is the vox populi ready? By Leigh Blickley A little over 10 years ago, Katherine Heigl was at the height of her career. The then-28-year-old actress had just starred in Judd Apatow’s big bro-com “Knocked Up,” and earned an Emmy for her Shonda Rhimes-certified role as Dr. Izzie Stevens on “Grey’s Anatomy,” when she was cast as the lead in “27 Dresses.” She was a bona fide Hollywood star, who could reel in not only viewers but paychecks upward of $6 million. That is, until we tossed her like a watermelon off a roof. Here’s how her public approval rating plummeted: Heigl was widely expected to nab another Emmy nod before she removed her name from award consideration in 2008, explaining in a statement widely circulated by the press that she didn’t believe her role in … [Read more...] about It’s Time To Welcome Katherine Heigl’s Comeback
PARENTING 08/14/2018 11:22 am ET On breastfeeding shamers: "If it’s not for you, don’t look." By Caroline Bologna Mila Kunis doesn’t hesitate to get real about parenting. The actress and her husband, Ashton Kutcher, have two children, 3-year-old Wyatt and 1-year-old Dimitri. Over the years, she’s spoken openly about raising her son and daughter: from pregnancy to breastfeeding to parenting fails. In honor of her birthday, we’ve rounded up 19 honest quotes about motherhood from Kunis. Enjoy! On Not Raising Assholes “The one topic of conversation we had even prior to ever having kids was always, ‘How do you raise a child to not be an asshole?’ It’s so important because we both came from pretty solid poverty backgrounds and grew up very poor and are very much self-made and are very aware of what a dollar is worth. ... It’s a matter of teaching them from a very early age that, you know, ‘Mommy … [Read more...] about 19 Spot-On Parenting Quotes From Mila Kunis