about Ellen

Ellen has spent many years as a professional wordsmith, helping to shed light on such topics as world travel, cargo pants, and the porosity of bath tiles. As a freelance copywriter for Esurance, she brings her boundless curiosity to the world of insurance. Outside work, she can be found cheering on the San Francisco Giants, hiking in the Oakland hills, and (barely) resisting smuggling penguins home from Antarctica.

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4 Things You Need To Know Right Now About Hurricanes

The 2014 hurricane season is predicted to be a slow one. Here’s why you need to be prepared anyway.

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Esurance Now Offers Homeowners Insurance in Pennsylvania

As famous Pennsylvanian (and insurance pioneer) Ben Franklin said, “A penny saved is a penny earned.” Find out how much Esurance homeowners insurance could save you.

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The 6 Greatest Auto Museums in America

If you love cars and automotive history, these 6 standout auto museums are guaranteed to get your heart rumbling.

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Must-Read Safety Tips for Wildfire Season

Wildfire season is here — and it’s a biggie. Here’s how to make your home wildfire safe, and what to do if a fire hits your area.

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Fireworks Safety: Avoid Injury This Independence Day

Firecrackers and sparklers are lots of fun — but they can also be dangerous if you don’t use them safely. Help avoid injury with these fireworks safety tips.

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