Category Archives: job

Lent’s over. So what do I say now?

No Twitter. No political-ish discussions, more or less. That was what I intended to do during Lent, which I observe as much for the secular self-improvement aspects as the religious meaning. By the letter of the law, I cheated. On … Continue reading

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The life of a freelance writer in comic form

Sometimes crude, always truthful. The Oatmeal captures it perfectly. Some thoughts and musings about making things for the web – The Oatmeal.

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Halifax Media tells new employees to sign non-compete agreement | JIMROMENESKO.COM

So you’re scraping by on the money the NYT has been paying you — enough to live reasonably well, not enough to save a whole heck of a lot. Then your paper gets sold. You hold your breath and find … Continue reading

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Most popular stories of the year (among those I wrote)

After some year-end number-crunching, here’s what people read — and what they overlooked: Top stories: 1. U.S. women rout New Zealand to reach quarterfinals. Not surprising in the sense that it’s Olympic women’s soccer, which accounts for most of these. … Continue reading

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I’m back, baby

Check out the story I wrote on my first day back and the blog I cranked up on my second.

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Season’s end

Rough count of the past year: 45 stories, 39 of them about MLS. Quite an increase from 25 over the two preceding years (not counting Olympic Athlete of the Week, which was a quick roundup that has since been folded … Continue reading

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Hey! I’m in a government database!

If they’ve done their homework on who’s likely to be in this group, anyway. Oh, it’s not the U.S. government, by the way. It’s China’s.

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