Jennifer Morrell

Jennifer Morrell was the editor of Masonry magazine. She has 20 years of experience in the publishing industry as a writer and editor, covering such topics as real estate and construction, insurance, health care, relationships and sports. A graduate of The University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in magazines and is an award-winning newspaper columnist.

150 articles by Jennifer Morrell:

legislative

Energy on The Hill

Energy on The Hill

They say some cities have a heartbeat. I believe Washington, D.C., is one of those cities. When I visit D.C., I feel as if I am visiting an old friend. Full story

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Another successful trip to The Hill

Another successful trip to The Hill

Of the many services provided to mason contractors by the MCAA, our annual Legislative Conference may be one of the most important. Full story

masonry

Efficiency at your fingertips

Efficiency at your fingertips

Masonry has sampled the software and construction product industries to bring you just a few of the new offerings designed to make your life a little easier. Full story

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Evaluating your legacy

Evaluating your legacy

One of my favorite shows these days is “Undercover Boss,” which centers on the CEO of a company disguised as a candidate for a position within the company. Full story

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The stronger person

The stronger person

I have journeyed through some difficult times in life. Some of those difficulties were the results of my own doing - foolish decisions or poor choices. Full story

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Strides in saw blades

Strides in saw blades

Long life, durability and a reasonable price – these are what you need in a masonry saw blade, and manufacturers are answering the call. Full story

mcaa

Honoring the legends

Honoring the legends

Thank you, Mr. Sipe. Thank you, Mr. Brown. Thank you, Mr. Felice. And thank you, Mr. Painter. Thank you for all you've done for this noble profession. Full story

masonry

Bricklayers’ tools

Bricklayers’ tools

The needs of a bricklayer vary greatly on the job. Luckily, manufacturers are inventing and improving upon a host of fantastic products that can help bricklayers. Full story

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Behold the brick

Behold the brick

Pick up the real estate section of any newspaper and the descriptions of the homes will be the same if bricks are used. Bricks are a bragging right, and the more, the better. Full story

masonry

The scoop on the scaffolding industry

The scoop on the scaffolding industry

To get a snapshot of how current economic times are affecting the scaffolding industry, we consulted two of the top leaders in that arena. Full story

safety

Be safe out there

Be safe out there

Yesterday, I bought a red helium balloon. When I got home, I ceremoniously released the balloon into the sky, accompanied by a prayer. Full story

masonry

Hardscaping tools product review

Hardscaping tools product review

To do hardscaping right, you’ll need the most helpful, efficient and effective hardscaping tools and equipment out there. Full story

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Warm memories

Warm memories

As I was growing up, my grandparents had an oversized masonry fireplace. It was constructed from traditional red bricks with white mortar. Full story

news and events

High energy at CONSTRUCT2011

High energy at CONSTRUCT2011

Thousands of architects, specifiers, engineers, contractors and manufacturers converged in Chicago for CONSTRUCT2011 and The CSI Annual Convention. Full story

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Your leadership matters

Your leadership matters

This fall, I thrust myself back into the world of youth athletics, when I decided to coach cheerleading again after many years. Full story

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Harnessing power

Harnessing power

Today’s power tools make it possible for you to harness all the power you need to get the job done, and then some. Full story

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Learning from the masters

Learning from the masters

Like any industry, the anchors, connectors and fasteners industries have faced trying, if not impossible, economic times during the last three years. Full story

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From the ashes

From the ashes

When the Georgia Theatre in downtown Athens, Ga., suffered a massive fire, hundreds of thousands of hearts were broken, mine included. Full story

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Staying in the loop

Staying in the loop

I think we all can safely say that the way we do our jobs is different today from the way we did them 10 years ago. Full story

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Finding inspiration

Finding inspiration

I have seen a lot in the architecture and construction arenas. You might think I’d be impossible to overwhelm, and even more difficult to impress. But you’d be wrong. Full story



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