Stanley Crouch of the New York Daily News promoted my blog in his synicated column for NY Daily News on today, September 14, 2006. For someone of his stature to feel that my blog on College Preparation ( http://www.ctherd.blogspot.com) should be read or use as a college resource is beyond words that I can't express. I will always be grateful that he felt that information is worthy of this type of exposure. Also one of Mr. Couch goal is to educate African Americans and other Minorities on how to get information on how to prepare for college or get scholarships, etc. I am currently getting hits from the New York area and hopefully many will be hitting the site from all over the country. The URL to the article is listed below: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/ideas_opinions/story/452152p-380531c.html Another link for Mr. Couch is: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/col/scrouch/ Brief Bio on Stanley Couch: Stanley Crouch is a columnist, novelist, essayist, critic and television commentator. He has served since 1987 as an artistic consultant at Lincoln Center and is a co-founder of the department known as Jazz at Lincoln Center. In 1993, he received both the Jean Stein Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and a MacArthur Foundation grant. He is now working on a biography of Charlie Parker. Overview of NY Daily News: The Daily News of New York City is the 7th largest daily newspaper in the United States with a circulation of 795,000. The paper, the first U.S. daily printed in tabloid form, first rolled off the printing presses in 1919. It is owned and run by Mortimer Zuckerman. Overall, what I am trying to say to each of you is: If someone such as Stanley Couch could go to my College Prep blog and see how it can make a difference in many African Americans and other Minorities lives, then you too could circulate the information to your friends, email buddies, church members, add to your youth links, etc. The information on the blog is priceless. It only require you to read and make use of. The sad thing is many African American don't know how to get on the College Preparation Timelines and they rely on others to say "do it now" and when they don't have that link to others, they get left behind. Let us stop relying on others, but in turn rely on ourselves. I know my blog works and I have results from my children and alot of other students/parents, so let us use it. A mind is a terrible thing to waste.