… But blogging is an altogether different thing entirely when you get back into being a working journalist. Or semi-working. Whatever, the point is I’m on assignment again for a newspaper, and it feels really good–like having a cast cut off from your arm, freeing it for the first time in months.
It’s funny how writing and reporting for money really saps the desire to blog, which, at least as far as I interpret it, is doing journalism without pay. What was it the Joker said in The Dark Knight? Something like, “If you’re good at something, never do it for free.”
Anyway, I’m headed off to court right now to cover a case I’m working into a story for Sacramento News & Review. That story should be done next week and, if all goes well, published the following week. I will, of course, provide the appropriate links when completed…