Category Archives: Personal memories

The Only Time I Was Ashamed to Be a News Reporter
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The Only Time I Was Ashamed to Be a News Reporter

The only time I was ashamed to be a news reporter was when we did our jobs too well.

A Tale of Two Spiritual Emergencies
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A Tale of Two Spiritual Emergencies

Why my fatal disease did not trigger a spiritual emergency, and Corinna West’s issues did.

ALS:  Serenity Enables Acceptance Enables a Good Attitude Enables Serenity and Life
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ALS: Serenity Enables Acceptance Enables a Good Attitude Enables Serenity and Life

Libing with Lou Gejrig’s Disease (ALS): Serenity Enables Acceptance Enables a Good Attitude Enables Serenity and Life

SAFE AT HOME:  LEARNING TO BE A GOOD  “CRIPPLE” AT HOME ALONE
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SAFE AT HOME: LEARNING TO BE A GOOD “CRIPPLE” AT HOME ALONE

Living at home alone with major movement disabilities from Lou Gehrig’s Disease (ALS) is very complicated,with a long learning curve. Here is the story of my first week home alone from the rehab hospital.

Ground Zero At The “USA Today” Revolution
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Ground Zero At The “USA Today” Revolution

When “USA Today” first appeared in 1982, the newspaper industry panicked. How can we compete with all that color, those graphic,to and the dumbed down stories that started and ended on the section front instead of jumping to an inside page?