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Wild Card — 12/16/06

A friend asked last night when I planned to retire. The simple answer would be 8 years from now, when I’m 65. But it really depends on how I feel and how much fun I’m having in the news biz. Currently, I’m having a blast with the mix of editorializing/columnizing/blogging. I expect that to become even more fun in January when I’m finally allowed to shed two editorials per week and concentrate more on my online and print Huckleberries. As it is now, I can hardly wait to get to work in the morning to fire up the blog. I wonder how many people enjoy their work as much as I do? If I’m still having this much fun at 65, I might have to push back that retirement date. Now, for your Wild Card …

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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