Talking My Transition To Uplifting, Positive News On NPR’s GPB Radio

Thank you to GPB’s “On Second Thought” for having me on to talk about uplifting, positive news So how does a traditional journalist make the shift from talking doom and gloom to creating content that is uplifting and positive news? Do folks really want to hear this kind of news? Thank you to Virginia Prescott and the folks at “On Second Thought” for having me on to talk about the biggest shift of my career. Here’s the segment, in case

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Never Enough Time When You Love Someone

A stranger took my breath away this week. What would you do if a woman you just met told you, “I’m really not a risk taker,” followed by, “I married a man who told me on our first date that he only had 18 months to live.” “How’d that work out for you?” I couldn’t help but ask. “He lived 18 more years past that first date. We were married for 15 of those,” Brenda Zimmer Gibson told me. “They

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July 8, 2013: I’m Back–Really!

Feels like I should have an approved absence note or something for you. I haven’t been away from this much since I launched the website in 2006. The note would read something like, “Please excuse Daryn for her absence, but she has been on a belated honeymoon and a family vacation-practically back to back.” It feels like I’ve traveled half-way around the world and back twice in the last month. Probably because I have! First, the trip of a

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