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From a friend and fellow writer, on personal, professional, and useful (as in life-saving) journal/blogging for the world

Near-Fatal Complacency

By J. MARSHALL CRAIG

Why did I write, and post, this? Despite being a public figure in my professional life and happy to post positive, happy junk on my social media about my personal life, within appropriate boundaries, I guard my privacy very strictly. I am not posting about my acrimonious divorce (I actually thought there could be another kind, but not when there are lawyers involved — I think that sucks for everybody but the lawyers) and don’t make nasty posts about people I know. Or don’t know, for that matter. (Clearly deranged national leaders and sexual predators excepted.)

So: I started journaling while in the hospital because, well, that’s what I do: I write. I journal usually twice a day and it’s not unusual for me to take notes about random life moments or observations at any time during my day. Yay my iPhone apps that make this easy…

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