Print Isn’t Dead, Only Bad Ideas Are

Last month, I presented a seminar entitled “Powerful Print Ads: A Hands-on Session to Build Better Brand Awareness.” Some of the attendees only know me as the editor of Therefore, an online journalist–and a journalist, no less–talking about print advertising may have seemed strange. But, I spent nearly 20 years as a magazine staff[…]

Are You Super(b)?

Growing up in the 1970s, I was well aware of the feminist movement, further being the daughter of a proudly feministic mother and father. (Yes, men can be feminists, too; the ideology knows no gender restrictions.) At the ripe age of nine, I wanted to be Princess Leia. Not because she was a princess (well,[…]

RT Office Hours


I remember: being interviewed by him in his office in February 1993; a modest man, his love of all things boating rivaled only by his love of family, especially his eight-year-old daughter, apparent within the first minutes of us talking being asked in that interview, “Let me play devil’s advocate with you: How can an[…]

Washington DOES Work, Sometimes

If you’re like me, you often find yourself shaking your head over the way things work (and don’t work) in Washington, D.C. The instances of political payback make Capitol Hill seem more like a child’s sandbox than a place where grownups are supposed to tackle real issues. Thankfully, though, there are still people there intent[…]