Born gentle [December 14]

Born gentle [December 14]

Nell Boeschenstein, dog-lover and journalist (and former C-VILLE staff writer),  is getting the word out that pit bulls (like her own Crystal) are just like all other dogs if they don’t fall into the wrong hands.

Nell Boeschenstein, former C-VILLE staff writer, current graduate student at Columbia University, and the brains behind this newspaper’s ever-popular "Hit This Site" column (hit it right here every week at this site) has a new article on the website The Morning News about 1) her determination to adopt a pit bill and save it from possibly becoming one of "the victims of some of humanity’s worst habits"; 2) how badly she misses Crystal (that would be the pit bull), who’s living for now with Nell’s parents in Charlottesville; and 3) many other related things wrapped in Nell’s sparkling writing style that anyone would be plain crazy to miss. P.S. Hey, Crystal, if you’re reading this: Remember how you used to slink around the C-VILLE office while Nell was working? You were waaaay more scared of us than we were of you.

Previous "This Just In" articles from this week:

Deeds runs for governor [December 13]
Says he will continue common sense approach

Highway to hell [December 13]
Grim growth patterns for Virginia

Love in the time of Sheffield [December 12]
Love is a Mixtape author to return to town

Long an All-American [December 12]
Wanted: One large trophy case

Jefferson’s descendants killed, wounded in Colorado shootings [December 12]
David Works has tried to reach across the racial divide of TJ’s legacy

Squirrel shuts down Charlottesville [December 11]
Little critter gets fried