March 25, 2009
Catching typos is not a glamorous job. Copy editors and proofreaders don?t get swarmed by paparazzi on the red carpet. We don?t get showered with gifts from Brad Pitt or George Clooney. We don?t work in designer fashions (unless your idea of haute couture is Hanes Her Way). No, we toil outside the spotlight, vigilantly battling typos and bad syntax with little or no thanks from the people we save. So, emboldened by my own words of praise for myself, I dedicate this column to great stuff I?
March 3, 2007
Tucked away in a small corner between Glendale and Montrose, Schreiner's Fine Sausages is easily accessible to the regulars who know the establishment well. Just walking to the front entrance, my senses were assailed with the smoky aroma of specialty meats, promising more delights inside. Schreiner's has been in the area for more than 30 years and is like an old friend, always happy to see you — judging by the very friendly staff, dressed in dirndls, the traditional dresses worn in Austria and southern Germany, to match the atmosphere.