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Columbus, Ohio
Digital News Editor — Columbus Dispatch
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Writer. Digital news editor for The Columbus Dispatch and http://Dispatch.com. Former farmgirl. Big-time scuba diver.

There really is a dog named Baron Von Furrypants

dispatch.com — Sorry, Fuzz Lightyear. There is a cat out there with an even funnier name. Leaonardo DiCatprio was named the most comical cat name by Nationwide, which offers pet health insurance. The wackiest dog name? Baron Von Furrypants, followed by Artoo Dogtoo. Nationwide chose 50 dog names and 50 odd cat names from a database of 525,000 insured pets.
Aug 12, 2015

Do people who name their cat Leonardo DiCatprio call it Leo? Anyway, it beat Fuzz Lightyear for wackiest cat name: bit.ly/1DKm0X4

People don't use 'LOL' anymore, Facebook says

Most teens make, keep friends online

dispatch.com — Six out of 10 teens have made at least one new friend online, according to a study by the Pew Research Center. Most of those new friendship stay online-only, according to the study; only 20 percent of the teens surveyed say they ever met their online friend in person.
Aug 06, 2015

Study: Teens make friends online, but most don't ever meet them in person shar.es/1tqxT2

Random Thoughts | Mystery solved when light bulb goes off

dispatch.com — My house tends to fall apart. Given its age (125), minor catastrophes are expected. The wood rots. The brick sidewalk heaves and settles, wreaking havoc on the picket fence. Once, I rested my hand on the shower wall and all of the tiles crumbled, leaving me shoulder-deep in water pipes.
Jun 22, 2015

Sometimes I do ridiculous things. And I own up to it. My column today: shar.es/1q3nwI

Jun 22, 2015

RT @kellylecker: Sometimes I do ridiculous things. And I own up to it. My column today: shar.es/1q3nwI

Bison born at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park, just in time for Mother's Day

dispatch.com — Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park welcomed a new bison to its herd yesterday. The staff thinks that the calf was born sometime Thursday morning. A park manager noticed that one bison was separated from the others, and staff members saw the calf a short time later, said Franklin County Metro Parks spokeswoman Peg Hanley.
May 08, 2015

Bison born at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park just in time for Mother's Day... shar.es/1rnXhx pic.twitter.com/bRgb9C1Y3W

May 08, 2015

Bison born at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park just in time for Mother's Day... shar.es/1rnXhx pic.twitter.com/52t2mbPBeG

May 08, 2015

RT @amiller78: Bison born at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park just in time for Mother's Day... shar.es/1rnXhx pic.twitter.com/52t2mbPBeG

May 08, 2015

Bison born at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park, just in time for Mother's Day. dispatch.com/content/storie…

If you try Chipotle's Sofritas today, you can get a free burrito

dispatch.com — By: Kelly Lecker Chipotle wants people to try their new vegan Sofritas. The tofu menu item might be a hard sell for some, so the restaurant chain is offering an incentive. Customers who buy a Sofritas menu item today can bring their receipt back from Tuesday to Feb.
Jan 26, 2015

If you try Chipotle's Sofritas today, you can get a free burrito... shar.es/1bUMlz

Facebook plans to weed out hoaxes for you

dispatch.com — Tired of the Facebook posts that you know are nothing but hoaxes? Facebook is, too. The social media giant said today that it plans to weed out posts that are scams or hoaxes. It will prevent them from showing up in many users' newsfeed, and the post will carry a message alerting readers that other Facebook users have reported the post as a hoax.

Dog rides bus to dog park, alone

dispatch.com — One dog in Seattle is not letting his owner's pokiness keep him from the dog park. Eclipse, a two-year-old labrador retriever mix, has gained fame on Facebook and YouTube because she often rides the bus from her home to the dog park by herself.

Change in Cadbury Creme Egg recipe outrages British fans

dispatch.com — Fans of Cadbury Creme Eggs are having a fit after the company changed the recipe on the chocolate shell. But before any American chocolate lovers freak out, the change appears to only affect Cadbury's product in the U.K.

All Abuzz: 2014 was ruled by selfies

dispatch.com — The season of year-end recaps has arrived. This year, though, a new category has emerged: selfies. According to Twitter trends, 2014 was the year of the selfie. Many websites and news organizations have thus included such self-shot photos in their year-end tallies of key events.
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Aug 26, 2015

Shooter apparently live-tweeted the killing of reporter, cameraman. This story just keeps getting sadder. shar.es/1vW7tC

Aug 26, 2015

It's National Dog Day. We're sharing pics of our pups in a "Dogs of the Dispatch" slide show: bit.ly/1MU9Ttg pic.twitter.com/mEXzcXTlS3

Aug 25, 2015

@BreakingNewzman @katelynferral @FiveThirtyEight It's a bummer, but in 2010 we lost like 6 starters and won the Super Bowl. Not worried yet.

Aug 21, 2015

Cheers! Ohio State to sell beer and wine in Ohio Stadium shar.es/1tPSAu

Aug 12, 2015

RT @washingtonpost: Sliding into your DMs like Deep Blue (one of the largest great whites ever filmed) wapo.st/1Tu9jkM pic.twitter.com/QY1vGfVTKc

Aug 12, 2015

Do people who name their cat Leonardo DiCatprio call it Leo? Anyway, it beat Fuzz Lightyear for wackiest cat name: bit.ly/1DKm0X4

Aug 12, 2015

I prefer a square. It makes me feel like I'm eating more pieces. twitter.com/DispatchAlerts…

Aug 11, 2015

Such a sweet story. These photos honor dad, who died before he AJ was born. bit.ly/1TlxCkG pic.twitter.com/hZpgccipYK


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