Poll: What Kind Of News Do You Want?

As you know, Robin and I recently jetted off to Chicago for a meeting with an incredibly awesome group of Red Cross communications professionals. We had folks from chapters around […]

Safety Graphic Fun!

Remember when we posted this find from our warehouse? Here at the Red Cross, we’re all about staying safe. In fact, we put safety and prepareness tips in every issue […]

Making More Blog Friends

I like making blog friends, especially ones who make yummy coffee. I’ve actually been a closet fan of Nancy Rommelmann for quite some time now. She’s a really outstanding journalist, […]

Cross Blog Shines In The Spotlights

If you’d been following us on Twitter, you’d already know that my PR dreams came true last night when we took home a PRSA Spotlight Award for Cross Blog! We […]

“Cross” Your Fingers For Us…

Robin and I have another big night ahead of us…we’re off to the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Spotlight Awards! These honors are given out annually to celebrate the […]

We’ve Got Good News (Blog)!

Hey, we made the Red Cross’ “Good News” blog! I think they highlighted Together We Prepare Our Neighborhood because it’s still Fire Prevention Week. For those unfamiliar with this particular […]

Roadblock Wrap-up

Wondering how last week’s Red Cross Roadblock went? Beth Kanter – of the highly popular social media blog, “Beth’s Blog” – got the detailed scoop from the Social Media Roadblock […]

Preparing Your Pet In A Disaster

By this point, most of you know that my extraordinary blogging prowess isn’t confined to Cross Blog…I also write for Apartment Therapy. This month, AT is focusing on pets — […]

Another Blood Joke

Giving people too much attention on the blog can turn them into monsters. Exhibit A — another joke from the blood folks: Q: What do good platelets do in times […]

Picking A Red Cross Theme Song

Last week, Robin posted a lovely tribute to the Water Blog in the form of Logan Whitehurst’s “Tokyo Narita.” The Water Blog ran with this idea, posting several other theme […]