Back issues of Ancestry Magazine from 2004 to 2009 are now free to read online. Google Books is providing this and a number of other magazines’ back issues online for free.
An example of what you can find (in theMar-Apr 2004 issue on Page 25) is “Your Guide to Rootsweb” by Myra Vanderpool Gormley (also known as Dear Myrtle).
Also an option in the left hand column near the top is to view all magazines available through Google Books search.
You can find Ancestry Magazine’s entry page at http://books.google.com/books?id=IjgEAAAAMBAJ&rview=1&source=gbs_navlinks_s#all_issues_anchor