Unlearning is hard…

I distinctly remember my first year in the newsroom. When I landed that job at our local newspaper, I had very little experience in news writing. I was an English Lit major and had just graduated. My article writing, at the time, had been limited to school newspapers, both in high school and in college. Being from a small town, I knew the opportunities to utilize my degree were limited. So, when I saw the advertisement for the position, I jumped on it, not seriously thinking I had a snowball’s chance.

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Creeps Stare. Writers Observe.

Paying more attention to the world around me. That was one of the goals I set for myself months ago when I took that leap off the cliff toward my new destiny.
Then subsequently landed face first on a rocky ledge. Realized I wasn’t quite ready to fly yet and am now in the process of slipping and sliding down the jagged path I should have taken in the first place.
But I digress…
Back to paying more attention to the world around me.

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