Monthly Archives: May 2012

Lessons in the Dust

The construction dust caked in the cuts on his knuckles said more about him than I could learn following him for a week.  He was a working man, pitting sinew and bone against brick and mortar. It was supposed to … Continue reading

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Mayhem? . . . meh.

Not so long ago, I was one of the Go To Guys in the newsroom. Cop arrested?  Politico Philandering? Sewer Explosion?  The desk wanted Turd on it.  And I was only too happy to stick my lens in the middle … Continue reading

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The One That Got Away

Ever since I strapped on my first Ikegami 730A I’ve been my own worst critic (except for that one time in 2000 when Darrel Barton took a peek at my reel — I still wake in a cold sweat over … Continue reading

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FREE BOOSIE . . . or not

While the rest of the country focuses on heavy drama and high-dollar hair cuts inside the John Edwards trial, newsrooms around the dirty south are focused on a foul-mouthed regional rapper — one Mr. Torrence Hatch.  You might know him better … Continue reading

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