Never let someone tell you, “You can’t do it.” Know your limits and know your value.
I’ve worked in and around the news business for nearly 30 years. Sometimes news is “good,” but so often, it’s “bad.” Murder, financial crises, abuse, tornadoes, unemployment, robbery, hurricanes, danger, death – so much of what gets reported is the bad side of society. In journalism school I was taught, “If it bleeds, it leads” […]
**This blog post was EDITED on 4/2/20 to say…. In light of our country’s position in the COVID-19 pandemic, I have decided to extend my stay at WESH for a few more weeks. My last day on Sunrise will be May 22. Stay safe, friends!** “Your life does not get better by chance. It gets […]
It was 15 years ago today (9/26/04) that Hurricane Jeanne made landfall near Stuart with winds measured at 121 miles per hour (Category 3). It was the 3rd hurricane to travel across Central Florida in 6 weeks on the heels of Hurricanes Charley and Frances. Jeanne was remarkable, in and of itself, causing three direct […]
A few months ago my friends at Growing Bolder asked me to write a guest column for an upcoming issue of their newly revamped magazine. I was honored and thrilled, and immediately said YES. The idea was to encourage readers that it’s never too late to follow a dream. Even though I have a career […]
#FakePeople Have you ever noticed how many fake people there are? Especially on social media. People portray themselves as happy or knowledgeable or insulted or offended just because they think it makes them seem better or smarter or more real. Several years ago there was a TV show with Martha Stewart. It was a celebrity […]
Sometimes it happens on a quiet weather day, but more often it happens during big events, like impending tornadoes, hurricanes, and severe thunderstorms. I finish a complete forecast on television, and someone emails, calls or tweets and says, “I just saw you on TV. I heard your forecast, but I want to know what you […]
I did something recently that took me a bit out of my comfort zone. I love music and certainly have many songs that make my “skin vibrate” but I’m not a connoisseur of music nor an expert. When Brent Jensen invited me to be a guest on his podcast – which is all about music […]