Editor-in-chief, July 2007
Here I am sitting at the international headquarters for theMangoTimes (note: in the background of this photo you will see my young apprentice learning the ropes of journalistic excellence...). You see, running a publication like theMangoTimes requires more than advanced communication skills...as I have mentioned it requires the unique ability to slow down, step back and look at the world from a different angle.
In order to do this, I recommend you give the following techniques a try:
, stay up late (no writing for theMangoTimes takes place during sunlight hours).
, drink a lot of hot black tea with sugar (cappucinos and black coffee are a close second).
(although not ridiculous, theMT editorial desk is usually littered with red licorice (preferably "red vines"), Hot Tamales or any of the individual members of the M&M's family.
, eat plenty of ice cream (however, with this recommendation, I recommend working alone - as pints of Ben and Jerry's ice cream
, recruit others to massage your shoulders and back. I recommend using someone like this:
Masseuse in training...
By the way, the editor is celebrating sixteen years of marriage this weekend, so look forward to a summer family update complete with a kid by kid analysis...
Quietly making noise,