Sherry Chiger

What Do You Know?

| Sherry Chiger

In a fiction writing workshop I used to attend, a middle-class, middle-age suburban woman once read aloud from a story she’d written about a college student

Happy New Millennium!

| Sherry Chiger

For the past year or so I have been moaning to anyone who would listen (and to more than a few who wouldn’t) that 2000 was not the first year of the millennium.

A Million Mailer March?

| Sherry Chiger

Several weeks ago, as part of a roundtable discussion on lists and circulation, I asked a number of catalogers whether the January postal rate hike had

Rocking the vote

| Sherry Chiger

Had I known how difficult pulling together our Election 2000 coverage was going to be, I would have kept the idea to myself. But now that it’s off to

Crystal-ball time

| Sherry Chiger

In 1986, then-chairman of General Motors Roger Smith said, “By the turn of this century, we will live in a paperless society.” I don’t know about you,

Scenes from a mall

| Sherry Chiger

Once upon a time, the last thing I’d do on a rainy Sunday was abandon my cozy couch to spend the day at the mall. But that was before I became mother

15TH ANNUAL CATALOG Awards

| Sherry Chiger

Better than the best of breed Have you ever seen a canine obedience trial? Not a dog show, in which the canines are judged solely on how closely their

Patagonia, Holiday 1999

| Sherry Chiger

If your idea of winter sports is running from your heated car to your heated house, any old jacket will do. But if you prefer, say, skiing Alaska’s Chugach

Harry and David, Christmas 1999

| Sherry Chiger

“This is not a catalog to review while hungry,” cautioned one judge. “The dew glistens on the fruit, and the aromas of the meats all but waft from the