I’m a news junkie — there I said it. Big news happens and immediately my heart starts pumping and I get that “news feeling.” Once a newsy — always a newsy. Years in a control room will do this to you. This is exactly what happened to me when the Amanda Knox verdict was read. She was set free and cleared of murder charges. Whoa — no matter what your feeling on the case — it’s shocking.
Immediately I put myself in Amanda’s shoes — if I were being released from prison after four years…what would I want to do? What did I miss? Who should I visit? How do you take all that in? So I made a list of to-dos that Amanda Knox should consider:
1. Get an iPad: I tell everyone I know that it’s the thing that you don’t need but that you have to have! She should immediately download Angry Birds.
2. Get Twitter & Facebook accounts: Twitter was just a baby when Amanda Knox was first imprisoned and perhaps she had a Facebook page as a co-ed…but things have drastically changed in four years.
4. Eat Foods You Can’t Get in Prison: Green tea, dark chocolate, Pop Chips (so delish,) Pinot Grigio (I had to.)
5. Update Wardrobe: Buy skinny jeans immediately. Read more