Portfolio

A selection of published magazine and newspaper articles

Business and Marketing

Capital Newspapers Spring Auto Supplement – Most new cars purchased by women. But don’t “think pink”

Fresh Cup Magazine – You can’t take it with you: The not-to-go teahouse model

Madison Magazine – Three east side women have carved out unique professional specialties preserving the past for individuals and organizations

Pizza Today – The Real ThingAuthenticity is important to an increasing number of consumers, but is a promise of authenticity an effective means of marketing pizza?

History

American Spirit –Eliza Pinckney’s Indigo World

Madison Magazine – Rescued from Oblivion: Indian mounds have a unique place in Downtown history

Performing Arts

MSNBC.com – 40 years later, fans still love Otis Redding

Madison Magazine – Labor of Love: The new opera “Esperanza” will debut in Madison

The Capital Times – Hog Wild for Music: Coffeehouse co-op has been serving up folk tunes since 1978

Wisconsin State Journal – Native son Tom Wopat rolls up his sleeves, but keeps his shirt on, to star in CTM’s “South Pacific”

Personal Finance –

The Capital Times – Estate Sale Savvy: Often moving, not death, prompts search for expertise and Tips on deciding if you want to hold an estate sale

Southern Boomer – Simplifying the Holidays

People Profiles

Badger Insider (Wisconsin Alumni Association magazine) – Badgering David Tucker (co-owner of London Walks, the oldest urban walking company in the world)

Gargoyle (UW Law School alumni magazine) – Three “Student Life” interviews

Messenger Magazine (Friends of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries) – Profile: Lenore Landry – Her classroom is the entire state

A selection of blog posts

I have several blogs, which are in the process of being consolidated on a new platform (being moved from Blogger to WordPress). In addition, I do “ghost blogging” for several clients. Here are a few samples of posts from one of my personal blogs:

Honoring Ed Maxcy, an actor who served his country

Remembering Joel Gersmann…who died too soon

Marty Olson explains the origin of the Gopher Crossing sign in Cross Plains

Remembering John Bardeen, a Madison native whose scientific achievements affect our lives in more ways than the latest Johnny Depp movie ever will