Liz Lyons column
Liz Lyons is a brand strategist and project manager in marketing and sales for a company that specializes in technical products and services primarily for the entertainment industry. She has taught sociology and anthropology at NYU; Ocean County College, New Jersey; and Universidade Federal do «earŠ. She is a dedicated advocate for children's rights.
Liz is widely traveled and is fluent in Portuguese and French. She speaks, reads, and writes Spanish and Italian. Liz has contributed to a variety of media, including the L.A. Times.
Ms. Lyons has been a motivational public speaker, as well as a vocal performer who has been sought after as a soloist in light opera and musical theater. In the mid-80's, Liz made some feature appearances on the popular television series Thirty Something. She is extremely proud to be a mother, a New Yorker, and an American. (See full bio.)
The wunder years
October 7, 2003
Name-calling, a playground tactic that our parents cautioned against, now replaces genuine debate. Reportage has been supplanted by arbitrage. What strikes me . . .
Fighting the hands that beat you
September 22, 2003
It may not be just Schadenfreude prompting the snickers about our Golden state. It is likely nervous laughter. The sludge seeping away from California's . . .
Those Towers belonged to me
September 11, 2003
I was born in an Italian neighborhood in Brooklyn. From our small, two family house we could see the Manhattan skyline, long before the building of the Trade . . .
Remove the monument or our foundation?
August 23, 2003
There is a movement underway in this country to dismantle the Constitution and do away with our unique American character. It has been taking place slowly and . . .