Tag Archives: writing

Good fences make good neighbors

I was 13 when I first read Robert Frost’s Mending Wall, and it changed me forever. That verse began my love affair with writing. As National Poetry Month is now upon us, it’s worth recalling how Frost inspired me to pick up a pencil every day and draft my inner thoughts on paper. At that […]

Personal blogging is not journalism

I really enjoy reading personal Web logs, or blogs as they are universally known, and I take in several on regular basis. They can be entertaining, informative, and educational. But rarely can they be called journalism. I’m not talking about blogs written by journalists at the behest of their news outlets, or those of subject matter experts or professional commentators […]