Month: April 2013

Top 10 Email Subject Lines When You Just Want to Say ‘Hello’

Top 10 Email Subject Lines When You Just Want to Say ‘Hello’

Hey Hi What’s Up? Happy [Day of Week]! … [ellipses, signalling a continuing conversation] Checking in Article [Then paste link to an article that you think person will be interested in in the email body…after you say hello] So Greetings! Hello Hi there. If you’ve gotten this far in the post, I want to say…

Roger Ebert on Travel, Writing, and Being Lonely
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Roger Ebert on Travel, Writing, and Being Lonely

In the wake of the passing of film critic Roger Ebert, I am, like many of Ebert’s admirers, revisiting some of his writings. I was particularly struck by this essay, All By Ourselves Alone, in which he discusses his travel rituals in cities like Venice and London. He opens the piece at a familiar Venetian cafe:…