The Latest


March 2, 2018

February’s a wrap. I wrote about Sri Lankan Tropical Modernism architecture, laboratory testing procedures and super cool mixology gear. Oh, and a Star Wars parody for a corporate client.

February 19, 2018

It was a sell out! Our traveling essay reading series, “Living Out Loud: Writers Riff on Love, Sweat & Fears” was standing room only at Cinema Arts Centre on February 18. So fortunate to be able to share my stories with this talented group of writers for the last five years.

Robin Bernstein, Barry Dougherty, me, Bill German, Paula Licata, Claudia Copquin

January 26, 2018

My latest article about the tombstones at a Vermont cemetery that tell life-affirming stories about the hobbies, loves, and passions of those interred there. “Whatever you can think of can be designed,” says tour guide Ilene Gillander.


January 18, 2018

Many business owners I meet don’t blink at hiring an accountant or attorney but aren’t as comfortable when it comes to contracting creative talent. Rates are all over the place and it’s hard to compare apples to apples. So I posted an article on Linkedin about it: 5 Ways to Save Money on Your Next Creative Hire.

January 4, 2018

Just announced! My traveling essay group, “Living, Out Loud: Writers Riff on Love, Sweat & Fears” will be appearing February 18 at Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington, NY. Expect lots of laughs, some bittersweet moments and maybe gasps. I’ll be sharing a personal story alongside a line-up of top writers including Newsday columnist Lane Filler.

January 2, 2018

I ended the year in Amsterdam on a research trip for a one-hour city tour I’m writing. Amsterdam is beautiful–even in the middle of a snowstorm that shut down the trains and airport.

December 8, 2017

Art Basel has begun. My article on Miami Art Week’s satellite fairs in today’s edition of the Wall Street Journal.

November 30, 2017

It’s been a fulfilling month welcoming new retail, entertainment and travel clients. In December I’m off on my latest project in Amsterdam where I’ve got a bike reserved to get me to my appointments. Fingers crossed for good weather!


October 27, 2017

Happy to have been a returning panelist at the National Publicity Summit in New York City. I offered authors, entrepreneurs and business owners tips on how to approach the media and heard some great story pitches.


October 18, 2017

After writing about one of the country’s few architectural stone carving programs for the Marble Institute, I was tempted to turn on the time machine and take a different career path. Read about the American College of the Building Arts.