Monthly Archives: January 2004

You Are Worth More Than You Think!

| By Elaine Robinson | What price is too high? Why do you get paid less than others? How can you increase your income dramatically? As one who has worked in the various business arenas, I can truly say there …

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Embracing Willendorf: Loving Your Body to Health and Freedom

| By Byron Ballard | Chapter Five: What Is Your Intention? What do you do? People ask me this when they see my appearance—the “new” me. Today, one of my favorite customers came in the store while I was changing …

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Book Review: Mona Rae Miracle’s “Wesley’s Gift”

| Reviewed by Celia Miles | Mona Rae Miracle’s Wesley’s Gift introduces a man guaranteed to remain in your fictional world consciousness. It’s an added pleasure for local readers that Wesley lives in and thus much of the novel is …

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World Wide Web 101: Getting Your Feet Wet

A series on the care and feeding of your website | By Julie Parker, Web Goddess | Most of my web design clients start our interaction with a confession: “I’m new to all this Web stuff. I don’t understand much …

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Reading Lolita … In Asheville

| By Cheryl Dietrich | They arrive enclosed in silence and shapeless, dark robes. Their headscarves reveal only a small oval of pale face, though one has carelessly let a wisp of hair escape onto her cheek. She unveils and …

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Blue Moon Herbs

| By Rachel Adams | As a teenager growing up in New Orleans, I developed some serious health problems, including often losing the use of my knees. Through my friend and neighbor, Jimbo Edwards, I began to understand that my …

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A Perfect Couple

| By Reeta Bochner Wolfsohn | Every relationship is complex and unique. No one set of rules, solutions or behaviors fits all, but certain principles do serve as guidelines for creating relationships with the potential to stand the test of …

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Mountain Microenterprise Fund

| By Carolyn Paden and Mary Ann Tierney | What might a woman in Bangladesh have in common with a woman in Western North Carolina? They may each be entrepreneurs, seeking not only to improve their own lives and the …

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Critter Leg Stilts ~ Green Mountain

| By Ellen Hamilton | Walking on stilts is one of our family traditions. My father, a Florida lumberman, made stilts for us kids 50 years ago. About three years ago, I asked my dad – then 80 years old, …

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Jola DeLegge: Asheville’s International Entrepreneur

| By Pat Beebe | Knowing a little of her story, you are surprised by the slender, vivacious blond with the stylish haircut, expressive blue eyes, and dimpled smile who greets you at DeLegge European Salon in Asheville. She is, …

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Bell’s School for People Under Six

| By Isabel Taylor | When I launched this business 25 years ago, I had no background in daycare—except caring for my own daughter. My degree was in philosophy and math. But my husband was working two jobs while I …

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The Inspired Entrepreneur

| By Elizabeth Trezise | I read WNC-Woman every month, cover to cover. I laugh and I cry. I learn and I grieve. I open my eyes and I experience ah-HAs. I find something of value in every single article. …

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Book Review: “First Light: Poems by Mary Dillingham”

| Reviewed by Celia Miles | Some books of poetry are for keeping, just as some are for putting on the shelf and eying occasionally when one wants the simplicity of childhood nostalgia for another era or the challenge of …

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Book Review: MariJo Moore’s “The Diamond Doorknob”

| Reviewed by Byron Ballard | I first met the writer MariJo Moore in her delicious little book Crow Quotes and I followed her career as a columnist in the Asheville Citizen-Times. She is a vibrant wordsmith who documents the …

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