I don’t suppose I’m unique these days but I feel like I’m always re-inventing myself professionally. So here I go again — to paraphrase a President named Reagan whose 1980 presidential campaign was my political reporting trial-by-fire.
I’ve blogged before and eventually, when I get the technical stuff in hand, you’ll see a link to Global Perspectives as I so grandly called it. Long, carefully crafted columns. Not really so global as it turned out.
I travel a fair amount and love exploring other cities, other landscapes, other countries, other cultures and above all — other people’s lives.
I’m a health and fitness nut. A gym rat who ran 30 marathons and now runs only occasional 5ks. On a 6 year old knee replacement. Yes – I learned a lot about the power of the mind and the frailty of the body as I ran my knee into the ground. Always sure I could will my body to do my bidding, injury or no, 14 hour work days or no. Sleep? Ha! A half hour of running at 5AM was worth more than a half hour more of sleep I figured. Especially when the time allotted for sleep averaged just 4 -5 hours a night! Hey dummy — you can’t run marathons on so little sleep. Or on injuries. But I’m a control freak and I didn’t believe it. Believe me, I do now.
So look for some stuff about health and working out here. And eating right of course. Nothing about cooking. Never had the time. But thankfully my husband cooks. And we have a microwave. Or I’d probably live on salads and cold cereal.
And again – as soon as I get the hang of it – look for some videos, some photos, some infographics with audio — whatever I can do to make my point. If I find news during my travels – I’ll post it here. And probably a little here and there about the absurdities of life. I’ll try to keep things reasonably short. And I don’t want to hear from grammarians. It’s my voice. As I have always phrased my radio and TV newscasts and reports. Fragmented like me. I hope it’s the beginning of a beautiful and interesting relationship.