by Mike McHugh SARAPIQUI, Costa Rica—I’m here with my wife, Susan, in the rain forest on an “adventure tour” to mark our 30th wedding anniversary. The trip was her idea, as […]
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In this classic column from the 7/26/12 issue of The Jambalaya News, the Dang Yankee celebrates an infamous date on the calendar.
Why did it take the Dang Yankee until he was in his fifties to start writing for a newspaper? Here’s your answer.
In this, his one hundredth column for The Jambalaya News, The Dang Yankee talks about the column got started. (Hint- timing is everything.) He also talks about his sources of inspiration (in addition to the bottle of Lone Star, that is) and thanks some important people who made it all possible.
After writing for three years, I finally decided to go to a conference to network with other people who do this. I figured I’d pick up some pointers about the craft and the nature of the business. I got that and a whole lot more.