I remember the moment when I first accepted the position of About magazine editor six years ago. My boss gave me the job description, which I had taken home to review and consider. Thrilled, I walked into his office the next day and eagerly accepted the position.
Talk about hidden gems.One could easily argue that it’s tough to call the 150-acre Lake Cable hidden — indeed, it does rest near the heart of bustling Jackson Township. But this is one of those places that you can pass by every single day without realizing exactly how much of a gem it is.
As the editor of this magazine, I often scoff when I receive cell phone pictures. I’m not a photographer — by any stretch of the imagination — but I’m fortunate to work with a staff of photographers who shine at what they do and produce stunning images for this magazine every month.
“She’s been a fighter since the day she was born,” said Linda Butler, our cover girl’s grandmother. Eight-year-old Kaylyn Butler was sporting boxing gloves for her photo shoot — but that wasn’t what Linda was referencing.
Secrets? I’ve got a few. As the editor of this magazine, you might imagine that I would be privvy to hearing some of the county’s juiciest secrets. But those are the ones that I can’t print on these pages.