Skills and Experiences

Publicity Copywriter: WSM Radio, Nashville.

Gossip Columnist: Granville, Newark, Ohio Newspapers Secret ID written by doppelganger, Francesca Fairchild. Many parade appearances with assistant, Mark Weiner.

Travel Writer: Columbus Parent Magazine, Freelance Mexico Colonial Cities and Riviera Nayarit Expert

Journalist: Features Writer, Section Fronts and Reporter, The Advocate, a Daily Newspaper, Newark, Ohio. Won prizes for Best Headline twice, Best Public Service Story – owned by Gannett

Editor: The Granville Booster, a Gannett weekly

Columnist: “Jottings” A Column on Internet


Freelance Features

Court Reporter: Freelance for Depositions; Upstate New York, New York State Board of Parole; Federal Grand Jury, Nashville, TN,

Supervisor: Layout and Typing for scientific publications, Bechtel Corp., San Francisco, CA; AWARE, Franklin, TN

Other Skills and Experiences

Wood Finisher: Co-owner The Hutch, Martville, New York. Built custom furniture and antique reproductions

Homesteader: Martville, NY. Family-built cabin and farmstead in Upstate New York. Goat Keeper and Milker, Organic Gardener. Raised chickens, geese, and hogs. Kept work horses, made maple syrup. Sold eggs and produce.

Photographer: Weddings and portraits. Took pictures to illustrate newspaper and magazine stories. Won Gannett prizes for photos.

Sailor: Sailed sloop on Atlantic coast from New York to Florida

Performer: Singer, Guitar/Piano Player. Performed as folk singer beginning in 1967. Now sing mostly old standards and love songs. Performed in Long Beach, Los Angles, San Francisco, CA and Nashville, TN, and many others.

Crochet: (“Not Your Grandmother’s Crochet”) Hats, Amigurumi, Christmas decorations, Custom Afghans, Shawls, Scarves, Toys, Frisbees, Gloves, Any and Everything!

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