The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Nicole Blaser

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, February 2019 It was just supposed to be an afterschool job – but it would lead to a career. Nicole Blaser, MSN, RN, was just 15 when she started working in the medical records department… Continue reading The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Nicole Blaser

The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Health Care – Cheryl Tira

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, January 2019 Cheryl Tira, director of Information Systems at Columbus Community Hospital (CCH), didn’t set out to have a career in health care. But over the course of her career, she’s worked in three hospitals in… Continue reading The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Health Care – Cheryl Tira

My “The World of Video Games: Youth and Video Games” Book Is Now for Sale

My “The World of Video Games: Youth and Video Games” book, published by Reference Point Press, is now available for purchase on Amazon.com, and Barnes and Noble.com. Here’s an overview: Though video games were originally marketed to adults, children have increasingly begun to play video games and even use video games in the classroom to… Continue reading My “The World of Video Games: Youth and Video Games” Book Is Now for Sale

Nightlife review: Lincoln’s Green Flash Brewhouse & Eatery is no regular sports bar

By Ashley Strehle Hartman / World-Herald correspondent Published in the Omaha World-Herald, Thursday, January 10, 2019 Green Flash Brewhouse & Eatery Where: 1630 P St., Lincoln Hours: 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, noon to 9 p.m. Thursday, noon to midnight Friday; 11 a.m. to midnight Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday. Closed… Continue reading Nightlife review: Lincoln’s Green Flash Brewhouse & Eatery is no regular sports bar

The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Sue Deyke

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, December 2018 Sue Deyke’s career in nursing started with a little help from a friend. Like many teenagers, Deyke went to college not really knowing what she wanted to do. She knew she wanted something in math… Continue reading The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Sue Deyke

The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Health Care – Julie Baumgart

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, December 2018 Julie Baumgart, PharmD, RP, started working at Columbus Community Hospital (CCH) more than 30 years ago, right after graduating from the University of Nebraska College of Pharmacy. She’s been here ever since. Over the years,… Continue reading The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Health Care – Julie Baumgart

Nightlife review: Lincoln’s Cosmic Eye Brewing is family-friendly and full of good brews

By Ashley Strehle Hartman/Word-Herald Correspondent Published in the Omaha World-Herald, December 13, 2018 Cosmic Eye Brewing Where: 6800 P. Street, Suite 300, Lincoln Hours: 3 to 10 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 2 p.m. to midnight Friday, noon to midnight Saturday, noon to 9 p.m. Sunday Info: 531-500-2337 or cosmiceye.beer *** In recent years, Lincoln’s craft beer scene has… Continue reading Nightlife review: Lincoln’s Cosmic Eye Brewing is family-friendly and full of good brews