Augustans write new books

...a lot at the beginning of the book, but it's not a story of loss," said the author, an Auburn graduate and technical writer. "Instead, it's about learning to embrace change in order to find happiness."Life Unexpected is available...

Applicants, bosses both blamed as jobs go unfilled

...e-mail to cancel and let them know why I don't plan to show up," says Cole, who has been looking for a job as a technical writer in the St. Paul, Minnesota, area since January.Applicants may also be burned out by the increasing demands and...

Harlem show lights up the night

...architect. "It was about wanting to share and to help people get in a good mood for the season."Blair works as a technical writer and computer simulation designer for Fort Gordon, so creating a light show wasn't intimidating for him."It's...

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Government the problem, not the fix, says Hayes

...Libertarian Residence: Cobb County Age: 50 Political experience: Libertarian nominee for governor in 2002 Profession: Technical writer Education: Bachelor's degree in Religious Studies from California State College at Bakersfield Family: One son

Arab-American memoir evokes tastes of Middle East

...and well in Abu-Jaber, who is dreaming these days of moving to the Virgin Islands with her husband, a freelance technical writer. Her father, too, has been making noises about selling the retirement condo in Florida, and hitting the road...

Islanders divided over living with bomb

...the damn thing," Rochefort said. "We like the notoriety. It's just something to talk about." Others, like technical writer Ernie Love, see a more serious side to the search. "It's good that they're looking for it and taking care...

There's a world of laughs on 'Andy Richter'

...Andy's personality. Like Conan's Andy, this Andy isn't out to rule the world (he seems fine with his job as a technical writer in a big office tower). But he does fantasize about controlling the universe - at least, his little corner of...

Life & style
They add up

...about 350 members, but as far as true collectors, we're probably up in the 700 or 800 range," said Guy Ball, a technical writer from Southern California who co-edits the association's newsletter. There's even a reference book, The Complete...

Life & style
Jobless looking for a break

...There are openings in Orlando and there are lots of openings in Charlotte," mused Carl Jackson, a 49-year-old technical writer who had worked five years for Westinghouse Savannah River Co. when he was laid off a few months ago. "The only...

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Child support bill advancing

...account the incomes of both parents. "It's not so much the money for me," said Mr. Argo, a 43-year-old technical writer from Douglasville. "It's the fact that the court is officially saying, 'The mother's responsible, too...