By the Way | My Career as an Influencer

By the Way | My Career as an Influencer

I’ve decided to become an influencer. It’s true that I don’t exactly know what an “influencer” is or does, but a recent article in the Boston Globe says that influencers can make up to $100,000 a year by, well, influencing, I guess. And that’s not pocket change. ...
By the Way | Rosalynn Carter, Feminist

By the Way | Rosalynn Carter, Feminist

In Plains, Georgia, in 1946, it probably qualified as a mixed marriage. The bride, wearing a knee-length dress, was a Methodist, and the groom, recently graduated from the Naval Academy in his dress white uniform, was Southern Baptist.  That was the beginning,...
By the Way: Whatever Happened to Iowa?

By the Way: Whatever Happened to Iowa?

When I was in ninth grade, my family moved from Bay City, Michigan to Des Moines, Iowa. As a preacher’s kid, I had grown accustomed to dislocation—changing towns, neighborhoods and schools—but this one was especially difficult.  Ninth grade in Michigan was high...