Back in 2000, after Susan Luce offered me a job at The News & Observer, I literally jumped up and down.
I was proud to work there.
But this month I took a buyout.
The decimation of good newspapers is a shame.
I wish everyone well — journalists and our colleagues in other parts of the papers, those who have left and those who carry on.
Fellow McClatchy employees (current and former), I invite you to an alumni group at Linked In.
I will probably move to Albuquerque, to spend more time with my father.