• Taking Control
    It was September 1994, and there I was staring in the mirror looking at this image staring back at me. I couldn’t remember the last time I liked the way I looked. Overweight for most of my life, I had tried — and failed at… Read More
  • Balancing Act
    DEVELOPING A HEALTHY WORK-LIFE BALANCE IN A HECTIC WORLD It’s one of the oldest sayings in the book, and it sounds simple enough. But anyone who’s ever been employed knows that, more often than not, there just aren’t enough hours in a day to complete… Read More
  • Iron Women
    Laurie Digges takes on a challenge of a lifetime and forges a remarkable friendship along the way. Early on the morning of July 27, Laurie Digges gazed out at the cool waters of Alta Lake near Whistler, British Columbia, and said to herself, “Let’s do… Read More
  • Faces of Columbia
    Amanda Barnes, Renee Hulshof, Tina Patel and Megan Judy on work, life and pursuing their passions No matter the size, every town seems to have its super stars, the folks who make the headlines, are making a difference or have built their own empires in… Read More
The Girls’ Club

The Girls’ Club

In Columbia’s food and restaurant scene, some of the city’s longtime favorites and up-and-comers are female owned and operated. Running a business is hard; ask anyone trying to keep customers… Read More

Day in the Life: NICU Nurse

Day in the Life: NICU Nurse

Amanda Gibbons usually begins her work day when the sun’s about to set. She works as a nurse in the neonatal intensive care unit at Women’s and Children’s Hospital to… Read More