Books, books, books: It’s time to show us your shelves!

So what's on your bookshelves? Jilanne Hoffmann and I would like to know. What you see (above) is a corner of my decent collection -- decent, but definitely not crazy. I followed a strict diet a few years ago and passed along multiple boxes of books to a very grateful local library. I know, this … Continue reading Books, books, books: It’s time to show us your shelves!

Stop the presses

Considering the hits that the print media business has taken in recent years, it shouldn't come as a surprise that CareerCast.com has identified newspaper reporting as the worst job of 2013. It's never been an easy job -- you're constantly on call and on deadline -- but that's what makes it such an honorable profession. … Continue reading Stop the presses

Big expectations are a two-edged sword, er, wood chisel

Well, the Siren hasn't been calling over the past few days -- too much playing catch-up with tasks and goals for the new year. I'm sure that plenty of you can relate to that (although you have been far more faithful to your blogs than I, my dear friends). Yesterday, in the middle of a … Continue reading Big expectations are a two-edged sword, er, wood chisel