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Ties of a lifetime tell many stories

After some internal debate, I decided to keep the tie with the Wall Street bull and bear on it. It was a reminder of my final copy-editing niche at the Sacramento Bee, when I specialized in handling business stories. Another … Continue reading

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Stumbling blocks on the road to resilience

“Why Some People Are Resilient, and Others Are Not.” That was the title for the third lecture in a One Day University event I attended yesterday.  Instead of doing garden chores and working out at my athletic club, I thought … Continue reading

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Humility is an editor’s constant companion

I was amused to see “CQ” prominently displayed on the Sacramento Bee’s online home page this morning. Why? Because it reminded me of my years as a Bee copy editor and the knowledge that the road to public embarrassment is … Continue reading

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