MARCIA HAYNES: Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way

By Patti Samar Editor/Publisher Marcia Haynes carries with her a favorite poem called “The Dash.” The poem explains that it is not the year of birth nor the year of death that tells the story of one’s life, but rather, the dash in between those years. Haynes’s dash is a long and productive one. Haynes … More MARCIA HAYNES: Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way

PATTI SAMAR: Feeling Comfortable in Your Own Skin

By Patti Samar Editor/Publisher I feel like such a fraud. As editor and publisher of a women’s magazine, I try to encourage women to just be themselves. Ignore media hype. No body shaming allowed! Just be yourself and it is, indeed, enough. All of that is absolutely true. It is. But I didn’t believe it … More PATTI SAMAR: Feeling Comfortable in Your Own Skin