reinvent yourself, self-reinvention, reinvention

Reinvent yourself: What you need to write Act 2 of your life

“Reinvent yourself” is a modern mantra for countless Americans. In the years since digital disruption and the economic recession, we still see proof all around us. So many Americans are having to reinvent themselves to keep their careers going, to find a new one, or just to make a living. We say we’re reinventing ourselves,[…]

gay parents, gay dads, lgbt

Gay parents: Girl’s sweet video says all you need to know

Gay parents might be a fairly new topic — or, at least, it might seem new to anyone over 30 or so. But every story changes depending on who’s telling it and who’s hearing it. Sometimes what seems like a new element to some people is just another part of reality for others. Consider Sophie[…]

Cartoonist Paige Braddock, Snoopy, Peanuts, Charlie Brown

What’s Her Story: Cartoonist carries on the ‘Peanuts’ Legacy

For cartoonist Paige Braddock, the “Peanuts” gang means spreading sweet bliss every day of the year. She is the creative director at Charles M. Schulz Creative Associates in Northern California. Paige oversees the visual and editorial direction for all “Peanuts” licensed products all over the world. A cartoonist herself, she has drawn several “Peanuts” books, the[…]

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Why you need to support independent bookstores like this one

In recognition of Independent Bookstores Day (Saturday, May 29), I’m republishing this profile of Atlanta’s indomitable A Cappella Books, a real treasure, from a couple of years ago. Like newspapers and the music business, bookstores everywhere have taken an evolutionary hit in the digital age. Many have folded up, including all the Borders chain and Atlanta’s Outwrite.[…]