Become A Business Magnet: Communication Blunders – Are You Guilty?

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I’m positive you are not surprised to discover that in the 21st century, women still make less than men. The facts are sobering: The average woman makes about 77 percent of a man’s salary in the same position. While the …

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Women, Spirit & Money: A River Deep and Wide

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Finding the Way Home in the Aftermath of Grief, Fear and Loss The struggle and search for meaning led columnist Sherri L. McLendon to redefine her sense of self and place in the face of uncertainty and deep personal change. …

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Gardening With The Sun: A Virgo In The Garden

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| By Megan Riley | Agricultural astrology has a long history, dating back thousands of years. When using astrology, gardeners pay attention to the path of the moon across the zodiac as well as the phase of the moon. The …

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Trails, Snails and the Other Hard Stuff

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| By Angie Mattson Stegall | One recent weekend, my husband Nelson and I loaded our yellow and black Labrador Retrievers into the back of our Subaru and headed out to hike a new-to-us trail near our house in Pisgah …

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Book Review: “Accidental Birds of the Carolinas” by Marjorie Hudson

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| Reviewed By Mary Ickes | Marjorie Hudson defines accidental birds as Birds found outside their normal range, breeding area, or migration path, arrived through storm, wind, or unusual weather. The signature story, Accidental Birds of the Carolinas, illustrates her …

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Sharing Kindness Through Clothing

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| By Kristine Madera | Clothes may make the man, but women know the true power of clothes to transform a life. Clothing intensifies self-confidence – or destroys it. Clothes make your statement to the world with out a single …

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Empowering Women: Courage to Challenge, Part 2 – Smoking out the Bullies

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| By Jeanne Crane | I waited three weeks before I instigated my campaign to provoke a response. I called the staff manager to determine if the district staff manager had approved the proposal for further review. She said her …

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Soulful Co-Creating at Home, Work and Community – Part 1

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| By Layne Cutright | Anna wasn’t used to asking for help. Being the eldest child in her family, it was her job to take care of her younger brothers and sisters while both parents were at work. At a …

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Harvest Seeds for Future Gardens

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| By Kathryn Hall | After two years in North Carolina, I had made the decision to return to the West. Strangely, I knew one of the things I would miss about North Carolina were the chipmunks. I didn’t recall …

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Mindfully Yours: The Business of Art – A Change of Careers

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“We believe in puppet theater as a wholesome and powerful language that can touch men and women and children alike, and we hope that our plays are true and are saying what has to be said, and that they add …

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Women Making Music: Comfortable in Her Own Skin – Spotlight on Caitlin Krisko

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Our efforts to connect for a personal interview did not happen due to the whirlwind life can be at times. Never fear though, I am thrilled to present to you and in her own written words, the one and only …

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September 2015

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All the content from the September 2015 “Women Minding Their Own Business” issue!

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Poetry: Stephanie – A Portrait

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| By Emily Ross Hansen | Drenched in hibiscus and the sweat that beads cheek and brow, armful of stolen blooms the neighbor will never miss. A stretched neck, skyward, my sister’s laughter trills across sun-painted yards. She is the …

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Ask The Experts: Nature’s Vitamins & Herbs

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A Q & A Resource to help you select the best supplements for your health with Mike Rogers or Bill Cheek

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