In the winter of 1978-79, I drove around Washington, Oregon and northern California in my Volkswagen Bug in search of my first newspaper job. I graduated from Washington State University in the summer of ’78 and was excited to start my sportswriting career.
March 17, 2009. St. Patrick’s Day, usually a happy day for most people. You drink green beer and wear green clothes so you won’t get pinched – it’s just a fun day all around. But St. Patrick’s Day will never be the same for me anymore.
Editor’s Note: Jim Moore was a sports reporter and columnist for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer for 26 years. He was laid off in 2009 when the newspaper ceased print operations and moved to an online-only format. He continues to contribute freelance sports columns to SeattlePI.com.