She's concerned about balance in her life, thus she only spends 7-10 hours a day online...not as much on weekends. She always wanted to be a reporter, but then learned how little it paid. She still misses the rush of writing in a noisy newsroom. Blogging is "so solitary," she says.
I went to her site and saw four display ads in the right column. She is making some money at this. I think she is an important facet of emerging new media.