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Back to my usual weekday routine(s)

I survived the Week Away From Home…or, in this case, the Home Office. My son and I returned to Nashville on Friday evening. I had a great time with my family, but they’re moving to a new house, and it … Continue reading

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Working for (or during) the weekend

Raise your hand if you’re working–either as an employee of someone else or as a freelancer–today or at some point over the three-day Memorial Day weekend. I was grousing earlier because I am trying to pin a couple of people … Continue reading

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Not panicking just yet

A few years ago, SARS was the big health news. Now it’s swine flu. Excuse me, H1N1 flu. Whatever they want us to call it, I hope that it’s a mountain that turns into a molehill. I don’t blame my … Continue reading

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Face to face

Yesterday, I interviewed two occupational therapists for a freelance story that I’m writing for a local parenting magazine. When I arrived at their office,¬†they met me in the¬†reception area and shook my hand. They ushered me into a conference room, … Continue reading

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Another newspaper gone

I had a weirdly hectic weekend, and I’m still catching my breath. So this will be a short post, while I gather my thoughts for something more detailed later. Another one bites the dust. RIP: Rocky Mountain News. The company … Continue reading

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Disappointment sets in, with A-Rod’s steroid admission

The economy is in shambles. Our elected representatives are squabbling over an economic stimulus bill. People are losing their jobs in droves. Newspaper companies are hemmorhaging reporters and other staffers. Homes are being foreclosed. The numbers of the unemployed are … Continue reading

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