New York City is filled with amazing restaurants. French, Indian, Italian, Greek, sushi, steakhouses, vegan, vegetarian, pizza, diners, mac and cheese (yes, there are mac and cheese restaurants!) - whatever you're the mood for, you'll find it. That said, since both Scott and I travel so much, on nights that we are at home, I really prefer to head into our tiny Manhattan kitchen and make our own dinner. I love to cook, and Scott washes the dishes, so we're a pretty good team.
For almost 10 years, I did one or two segments each month on "Good Morning Texas. "It had been awhile since I appeared on the show, and I was so excited to return last week! It was to great to see friends who still work on the show, and to see another friend who started co-hosting the show last year.
A bit of background. Since moving to New York 20 years ago, I have been called twice. The first time, I was picked for a civil case, a trial that lasted a week. We reached a verdict on Friday night, and I was back in the work saddle in Monday morning. The second time, I learned something very important when it comes to jury service. If you have served on a jury that reached a verdict, your odds of ending up on future juries increases dramatically.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".