Turning the page

I have been away from good ol’ Highway 12 for a while, but I’m about to become an active blogger again, because time is on my side.

Today, I was laid off from my job as regional editor at The Tennessean. I’ve been at the paper 14 years, 7 months and 26 days — but who’s counting, right?

The severance package, while not as generous overall as those of past layoff cycles, provides me almost four months of salary. So, I’m not desperate.  But I am going to hit the job-hunting trail hard — after a few days of decompressing and cathartic yard work.

I’m also going to try something that’s new to me: maintaining a positive outlook. Longtime acquaintances may scoff.  But I’ve been urged my whole life to give that a try.  So that’s what I’m gonna do. I’m positive.


One response to this post.

  1. Celebrate the bad times, Kevin. The good times take care of themselves.


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