New York City: Business Travels, Snow, and Best Friends: a Photojournal

There’s no place like home. – Dorothy, The Wizard of Oz A long time ago, I grew up in New York City. Not the kind of growing up made of apple pies and playgrounds, but more when I was a teenager, navigating the city on my own, before it became safe, and learning a pieceContinue reading “New York City: Business Travels, Snow, and Best Friends: a Photojournal”

Candace Bushnell on Success

“Don’t be afraid to make a fresh start. When are you going to do what you’re meant to do? Keep on going until you get there.” – Candace Bushnell, author, speaking 3/17/16 On St. Patrick’s Day this year, I had the wonderful privilege of being in New York City. For those of you familiar withContinue reading “Candace Bushnell on Success”

Midtown Manhattan: Favorite NYC Photos

The city seen from the Queensboro Bridge is always the city seen for the first time, in its first wild promise of all the mystery and beauty in the world. F. Scott Fitzgerald Last week, I spent six wonderful days in New York City. I traveled there for a full week of meetings for work,Continue reading “Midtown Manhattan: Favorite NYC Photos”

BackSpace: the Excellent Writers Conference

“Unquestionably the best of all writers conferences, this two [three]-day annual conference has leaped to the top with its emphasis on quality, not quantity. There are no formal pitch sessions. Instead, you’ll have the opportunity to attend quality workshops and mingle with some of the best editors, agents and other publishing professionals in the industryContinue reading “BackSpace: the Excellent Writers Conference”

Photos from NYC

A posting of photographs from our time in NYC, as seen over Valentine’s Day weekend (2009). The lovely Lady of Liberty stood beautifully on the windy and cold morning we saw her from Battery Park. Venturing across on the ferry would’ve rendered me toe-less and finger-less from the bitter cold. An interesting view through theContinue reading “Photos from NYC”