Category Archives: career

Five Minute Friday — Who

I know I’m not usually here on Friday,  but — surprise! — here I am … a Five Minute Friday on Friday. Don’t get used to it, though, Next week it will probably be a Saturday post. Most of you … Continue reading

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I’ve been watching a lot of movies lately … some from my video library, others from Redbox, still others from my DirecTV feed. And I must admit, I’m sort of a romantic junkie. I watch a lot of Hallmark productions, … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Place

Happy Friday! Time for my Five Minute Friday contribution. Check out the amazing five minutes takes at Kate’s place on Facebook at by our special community of writers. I’ve been sharing snippets taken from Five Minute Friday: A Collection of Stories … Continue reading

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Way back when when I started in this crazy business, reporters would pound the keyboards of our trusty manual typewriters on recycled newsprint. We would pull out our masterpiece and send it to the editor. There, red from the editor’s … Continue reading

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Do You Want To Own a Newspaper?

How would you like to publish your own newspaper for a $250 startup? That’s the opportunity I am offering … kicking and screaming. It’s real hard to walk away from something you believe in, but it’s time to hand over … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — News

Thought it was about to link up with the Five Minute Friday crew at Kate’s place ( After all, it is Saturday. The five minute prompt this week is NEWS, prompted by the good news (??, a double edged sword??)  … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Inside the Beltway 4

The accident was also the beginning of the end of my time in Washington. Cardinal James Hickey had personally called me and asked me to come to Washington, but after I got there, he suddenly became less accessible. I had … Continue reading

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