January 2014 Blog Archives

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Monthly Archives: January 2014

Five tips for improving your editing skills

The road does funny things to a man. So does that time between when a completed newsletter layout receives client approval and when I review the printer’s proof. Without fail – and I have been writing and editing newsletters for

This I swear: profanity proliferates

My wife was at Turkey Hill around the holidays when a conversation between two technicians from a local car dealership rained down on the store. “Conversation” might be too generous of a word; one of the men unleashed an oral

Special delivery: memories of a former paperboy

A Jan. 8 email from the Patriot-News announced that delivery routes are available. Arriving in my in-box on a frigid winter day, the email summoned to mind my days as a paperboy in the late 1970s and early 1980s. In