Lynda McDonnell is a journalist, teacher and writer who lives in Minneapolis with her husband. After 30 years as a newspaper reporter and editor, she ran a youth journalism program targeted at minority and low-income teens for more than a decade. Now retired, she now spends her days reclaiming a writing life and not looking in mirrors. Her work has been published in The Washington Monthly, Wall Street Journal, Hudson Review, and elsewhere.
For midlife working women, it's all about radiating confidence and poise