Somewhere between Bell's Palsy and death
Tuesday, November 23, 2004
Well, life WAS going good …
On the one I beat I cover regularly, I came in at a time when the school board was changing. Because of its efforts, the Indiana State Board of Accounts handed down a special audit that mandated its former administrators pay back the school corp. a few grand for inappropriate spending (i.e. using school credit cards for personal purchases, claiming personal time as school time -- you know, just like Enron and shit). Well, another school system in NWI has decided to hire one of the former administrators, and I scooped the story up here -- with all the warts that I'm sure she wanted to go unnoticed. And not only that, but now? The paper of record in the town she's going to is REQUESTING COPIES OF THE AUDIT, preparing to find out if it's all true, which it is. Wheeee!

Of course, in the story I wrote about the ball Saturday night, I screwed up where the award that OUR PUBLISHER WON originated, and I feel like a big ass.
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It is the job of a good person to be honest. To be self-aware. To deliberately explore the fault lines of your character and try desperately to not inflict suffering in this strange, ghost-ridden world of worked and fabricated objects. Sometimes the jobs of writer and good person coincide. But more often they don’t. There are way more writers in the world than there are good people.

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