Category Archives: Work

First-ever letter to the editor

I worked for The Oregonian as an editor and reporter for 34 years, ending with a buyout in 2008. So I always had a platform for ideas I thought were important. That all ended with a buyout in 2008. I … Continue reading

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Newspaper strikes and how I got hired

My son-in-law, Jeff Holden, recently pointed me to a story about the big NYC newspaper strikes of the 1960s, which triggered a mass of memories: There were a number of big newspaper strikes in the 50s through the 70s, often … Continue reading

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Recent writing

I can’t seem to get moving with “real” writing: the several fiction and nonfiction projects I am pursuing as books, but I have done some minor work. (There is an embedded link for each item, but they don’t appear unless … Continue reading

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