Mr Magazine: An Editorial Love Story

Mr Magazine: An Editorial Love Story

I was lucky enough to meet an interesting presenter when I spoke at Media Hungary 2016. He introduced himself as “Mr. Magazine™.” Dr. Samir Husni, the Director of the Magazine Innovation Center at the University of Mississippi, having a collection of more than 30,000...
The Spotlight is a Double-Edged Sword

The Spotlight is a Double-Edged Sword

  Dealing with negativity and criticism is difficult. I knew it was coming, but the first encounter still hit me pretty hard.   Here is the irony: I don’t like to put myself out there. I love being anonymous and just part of the crowd. However, having decided to write...
Falling Back in Love with Portland

Falling Back in Love with Portland

My friend, Steffi and her family, came to visit us from China. Her 7-day visit made me re-explore the city I have taken for granted in the past twenty years. Taking them to places reminded of me how much I love this city. If you ever find yourself in Portland, here is...