Tag Archives: Columbia

Ryan Ferguson’s Conviction Vacated

Today the Missouri Court of Appeals Western District vacated Ryan Ferguson’s 2005 murder conviction. The court granted his habeas corpus petition, finding that the state had committed a Brady violation by withholding material evidence from Ferguson’s lawyers in his original … Continue reading

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Late-night insomniacal ramblings on Breakfast at Tiffany’s, etc.

It is unfortunate to find yourself awake with an empty stomach at 3 a.m. Especially when you’re supposed to be on a wedding dress/honeymoon bikini diet. Not to mention sick, which means sleep would be great. Whoever suggests reading until … Continue reading

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Shooting at my old house

Breaking news: Tonight, a man was shot three times, at least once in either the stomach or chest. He ran into a house on Circus Avenue. (The little residential street where I lived for the past two years. It’s near … Continue reading

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A little Vox clip

By the way, I got another little published clip in Vox Magazine. This is the dialogue assignment I blogged about earlier this semester. My Advanced Writing class posted ourselves throughout Columbia to observe and record everyday conversations. It was awkward…but … Continue reading

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An accidental breath

My mind was on hyperdrive as I walked home from class today. Events of the day had sparked ideas and I couldn’t wait to get inside and write down what I was thinking. I dropped my stuff inside the door, … Continue reading

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Cd release party/benefit concert

It’s All About the Benjamins is a great band out of St. Louis (but I consider them local). They’ve frequently played at the Artisan (now The Underground Cafe) in Columbia. Tonight they are having a cd release party for their … Continue reading

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Columbia, Casablanca, and class

**WARNING- If you’ve never seen Casablanca and don’t want to know the end, don’t read this. (Nothing’s spoiled til after the page break) You’ve been warned. I’ve been back in Columbia for six days now and am settling back into … Continue reading

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