Theoretically, a good read should also entertain.  In this category you’ll catch a little bit of my humor and possibly some of my soul.  I hope you enjoy both as I share random writings that have been published and scattered all over the planet via cyberspace and various print mediums.   If it makes you smile, feel free to share the love!

Who needs lighted courts when you’ve got new XGLOsive Tennis at Sanlando Park – Altamonte-Wekiva Springs Life, October 2015

A fun, real life story about the alligator that visited my own neighborhood not too long ago and how we [eventually] parted ways. Altamonte-Wekiva Springs Life, July/August 2015 (pages 22-23)

Again with the baseball stories! This was a feature on our local St. Louis Cardinal pro-turned-coffee-lover, John Gast, during the off season. Altamonte-Wekiva Springs Life, March/April 2015 (page 26)

Tips for being a memorable hostess gleaned from my many years of event management. Altamonte-Wekiva Springs Life, November/December 2014 (pages 24-25)

Because baseball is ‘my other life’. Altamonte-Wekiva Springs Life, March-April 2014

A follow up on my feature story about Joseph DelVento and how much love he put into his own recipes. Altamonte-Wekiva Springs Life, March/April 2014

A feature interview with a community icon and former restauranteur, Joseph DelVento, formerly of the beloved La Scala restaurant (and yes, he sang opera ‘over there’!). Altamonte-Wekiva Springs Life, January/February 2014  

If you’re scratching your head trying to remember the last time you even used the word romantic, then you might also be fearing Valentine’s Day, aka the most romantic day of the year. Here are a few tips to help with that. Altamonte-Wekive Springs Life, January/February 2014

More Is A Four-Letter Word! – A lifestyle post about the good and bad aspects of ‘more’. Published on, 2012