Monthly Archives: January 2013


B000M has become more than just a way to explain a computer being thrown to the ground by an angry designer; it is also my name. To be more specific, my full name is DOCTOR B000M, and it’s my roller derby name. Back in October 2011, many things were coming to a close. I was […]

What’s In A Name?

Being pregnant with my fourth – yes, fourth – child, I’ve been thinking quite a bit lately about names. What’s unique, but not too unique, aka weird? (Throw in the mix that my husband is a pretty traditional kind of guy.) What matters more? The name or what it comes to mean? I think Shakespeare […]

Meet Katie – Gaslight’s Newest Member

It should first be noted I grew up in Pierz, MN – population 1,394. Let me paint a clearer picture: No stoplights, three bars, a post office, a church and definitely no Starbucks. Needless to say, I hit the road not long after graduation to move to a “cooler” state – Iowa. While my hometown […]

The New Media and Public Relations

Okay, how old am I that I still call social media the New Media? Don’t answer that. In an effort to understand the role of social media in my client’s marketing plans, I have always thought about it in terms of “good old fashioned public relations.” Always – since 2009 or so. Still, I came […]