Sometimes we need a good reminder that it pays to set aside first impressions and preconceived notions.
In Oregon 17 years ago, Jim Daggett knocked on the door of a kit airplane company (the one that provided the materials for the airplane I built) looking for a job. The only job available involved saws and power tools. But Daggett was completely blind.
Bob Collins retired from Minnesota Public Radio in 2019 after 12 years of writing NewsCut and pointing out to complainants that posts weren’t news stories. A son of Massachusetts, he was a news editor 1992-1998, created the MPR News regional website in 1999, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.