If the glue sticks…

26 Aug

Emily definition — (em-a-lee) a female given name: from the Latin word meaning industrious. Commonly associated with hardworking, resourceful and striving. Other comparisons include creative and innovative, detail oriented and genial. 

My mom scissored this out of the paper and slipped it in my lunch pail on my first day of school. It stuck with me. I hope the glue still holds. With virtual backpack in hand I head back to school, cyber style.

This blog is my official steno pad of writings dedicated to graduate class 711: Writing for Digital Media at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In the months proceeding, stick with me as I sharpen my writing tools for the onslaught of new media popping up in today’s communication landscape. So here I go. Ready, set, write…


4 Responses to “If the glue sticks…”

  1. aibrocke August 29, 2011 at 6:37 pm #

    That’s a great thing your mom did to make your first day memorable. As my son nears preschool I need to do something like that to motivate him as well (although he can’t quite read yet so maybe I will save it for kindergarten).

    • emily graban August 30, 2011 at 1:41 am #

      hold his hand…that’s motivation enough for the little guy. good luck to you both on his very first day.

  2. Karli Stephenson August 31, 2011 at 2:39 pm #

    love the first post… since you have such cool blogs listed on your blogspot (you should add this to that list) AND since you are going to become a crazy cat lady with mel and I… here ya go: http://catversushuman.blogspot.com/

    • emily graban August 31, 2011 at 6:05 pm #

      Gasp! This blog’s speakin’ my language. This is why I love digi med (that’s my new term for digital media). Case and point!

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