Busted! How to deal with the unexpected

not teaching,still THINKING … This “F” goes to a busted water heater. It is not so much that this much-needed appliance broke — or even that it leaked water onto the basement floor at an alarmingly steady rate. This broken water heater earns an “F” because of how it totally upended the normal routine of […]

May you ‘be the weather’

MAY you … For the month of May, we are devoting this blog to our wishes for journalists present and future: “MAY you … “ Every day, you will find a tip, a tidbit or a top-of-mind piece of advice we hope will help you now and later Our good friend Chris Fruitrich, formerly of USA […]

10 tips to deal with adversity: video

Challenges of one kind or another face us every day. Some people thrive on the excitement of overcoming them. Others dread the experience. How we deal with adversity has to do with attitude. You don’t have to be a hopeless Pollyanna or a stringent realist. You just have to keep trying. Here are our top […]