A few months ago I was in my editor’s office shooting the breeze. We were having a lively discussion about some of the topics I had raised in this column, as well as some of the ideas I had for the future. After I finally exhausted all the possibilities, he gave me a frank look.
“You know,” he said, “you don’t always have to write about police work.”
“Sure,” I said, though I didn’t really mean it.
The reason for my lip service was simple. Though I have been writing in some capacity for The News Tribune and The Peninsula …