Check it out!

Don't assume anything. Journalists preparing news for publication are given the warning to verify their sources: "Check it out! If your mother says she loves you, check it out!". While hopefully "mother's story" checks out, the adage has its merits. The Society for Professional Journalists espouses a Code of Ethics including the requirement that journalists: "Test the… Continue reading Check it out!

There’s a shelter – but how do you get in?

Last week, this blog addressed doing things now that we've thought about doing someday.  One area I described for myself as beginning to pursue is writing, and sharing thoughts through blogging and other social media. Getting something out there for others to read has certainly added to the desire to write.   An outlet for one's… Continue reading There’s a shelter – but how do you get in?

Just don’t plan on doing anything tomorrow

With tomorrow being a national holiday, that surely sounds tempting: just a day to do whatever comes to mind, or nothing in particular.  I feel having a day with a plan like that once in a while is beneficial. There's another way of looking at whether or not we're planning on doing anything tomorrow:  it's… Continue reading Just don’t plan on doing anything tomorrow