Farewell to HER Nashville Magazine

Farewell to HER Nashville, a Nashville women’s magazine that rejected the “stilettos, sex and flat abs” print model

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Pink Ribbon Pushback

The best stories usually come looking for me. Last spring, an acquaintance called and asked me out for a drink. Amy Patterson (right) is kind of an icon in this town. She’s gorgeous, a successful stylist and motion picture costumer, and for years she owned a marvelous vintage boutique called Venus and Mars. I knew…

On Food and Love, addendum

Work took Hal and me back to Florida last week: me to Orlando and Miami for a Women in Aviation conference and a speaking engagement there, Hal to Pensacola to investigate some real estate holdings. After I picked Hal up at JAX airport on Friday, we cruised straight to Apalachicola, where we’d made new friends…

“Act Like a Grrrl” – Ideas that Grow

    Following up on last week’s post on people with big vision and even bigger energy, here’s an essay I wrote called “For the Grrrls” for HER Nashville magazine about my friend Vali Forrister’s autobiographical writing camp for teen girls. The fabulous program Vali created is called “Act Like a Grrrl,” and it’s been my great…