This post – number three in my DIY Guide to Authentic Messaging, Brought to You by GenX and Grunge blog series – was supposed to go live on Tuesday, June 2.
I’d written it a couple weeks earlier. A snappy, irreverent little interpretation of “Come As You Are” and its role in online authenticity.
Reading it again now – against the ghastly global backdrop of deep-seated racism, white supremacy, and the senseless killings of George Floyd and far too many other Black men and women – is utterly embarrassing.
This is the second post in my blog series “A DIY Guide to Messaging, Brought to You by Gen X and Grunge.” The first post is Track 1: Smells Like Teen Spirit – or, How to Reignite Messaging That Matters.
The first thing that struck me about Seattle when I arrived in the late 90s was the endless blanket of evergreen trees.
No matter what corner of the city I inhabited – the International District, Lower Queen Anne, or finally, around the corner from the Cha Cha Lounge in Capitol Hill – there they were. Those looming wooden pillars with their lush green needles, heavy with dampness and age. Read More
I’ll level with you – I hate blogging for myself. I’ve put it off for months. Years, even.
The irony of my inertia is not lost on me. As a messaging strategist and writer, I know that high-quality, regular blogging is incredibly valuable to any business. Read More