Category Archives: Gender

The Do Over 03: Class Matters

The Do Over 03: Class Matters Is 56 the new 26?  It seems that way for me as my current professional and existential quandaries mirror the ones I faced 30 years ago.  These posts are a series of ponderings trying … Continue reading

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At The Root on What it Was Like to Work in the Obama White House

As cool to research and write as it sounds.  I could have interviewed these cats all day long. The cutting room floor is another article in itself. http://www.theroot.com/articles/politics/2016/09/i-wanted-to-be-a-part-of-history-what-it-means-to-work-for-the-first-black-president/

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The Do Over #02: Anger

Is 56 the new 26?  It seems that way for me as my current professional, financial and existential quandaries mirror the ones I faced 30 years ago.  These posts are a series of musings trying parse the difference between now … Continue reading

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One of my All Time Favorite Articles

This is the sixth anniversary of one of my all time favorite feature stories. NY Culture A Ballad of New York, Lived and Played for All By Martin Johnson Updated Aug. 18, 2010 12:01 a.m. ET Stephanie Stone is probably … Continue reading

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The Do Over Chronicles #01

So who knew?  56 really is the new 26. This revelation occurred to me a few weeks ago when I noticed my confidence suddenly increasing.  I couldn’t fathom the reasons for my brighter outlook.  The rather urgent financial, professional and … Continue reading

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56

I turned 56 this week, and received several hundred well wishes on social media.  This is how I thanked my friends. *** Fifty Six isn’t the sort of milestone birthday that 40 or 50 or 60 is, but this birthday … Continue reading

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An Interesting Week at The Root

After a slow month, I got back into the groove at The Root with features on food, film and business. On Melba Wilson on Melba’s, her new cookbook, how soul food is the basis for American comfort food and how … Continue reading

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