My specialty is the written word.
written copy on a wide variety of topics, some very specialized, for clients in many different professions and industries.
I have written book proposals, articles, museum text panels,
calendar text, grant proposals and reports, brochures, and other forms of marketing communications. I have done extensive rewriting, and some of the substantive and developmental
editing I've done pushes the boundary between editing and writing.
And I have published work under my own name,
featured on this page.
Writing from the Heart, Reading for the Road
on Reading, Writing, and Travel)
Downsizing the Home: Lessons Learned
Bonjour Paris, August 2013
"Dining at Le Train Bleu: An Unforgettable Experience"
"Essoyes: Renoir Cultural Center" July 2011
"In the Village Cemetery: (at Essoyes)" November 2010
"Troyes-en-Champagne: Historic Center of Culture and Commerce," September 2010
"Are the French Rude? And Other Mysteries Unravelled,"
"Two Hours from Paris, A World Apart: L'Aube en Champagne," May 2010
"Why Paris?" February 2010
"Writing from the Heart in the Heart of Champagne," January 2010
"Essoyes, Village Extraordinaire au Pays Renoir," December 2009
"Snapshot: The Champagne Region,"
smithsonian.com, July 2008
France Revisited, October 27, 2013
American Writers Museum: Celebrating Writers and Readers," The Bookwoman (Women's National Book Association Newsletter)
from the Heart," The Bookwoman, (National Newsletter of the Women's National Book Association), Winter 2009.
the Arts Live: The Arts in New York City,” co-authored with Dennis Paoli. Humanities Education, Spring
Educator, July/August 2013
International Educator May/June 2013
International Educator, Jan/Feb
International Educator, Nov/Dec 2012
"Expanding Horizons: Opportunities and Challenges of Consortia,"
International Educator, May/June 2012
"Developing Education Abroad at Community Colleges," International
Educator, Sept/Oct 2011
International Educator, July/Aug 2011
"Windfall Scholarships for Education Abroad,"
International Educator, May/June 2011 (with Elaina Loveland)
One Size Does Not Fit All," International
Educator, Jan/Feb 2011
"Learning from the Past--Abroad," International
Educator, Nov/Dec 2010
to Opportunity in Funding Education Abroad," International Educator, May/June 2010
"Opening Our Doors to Friendship and Opportunity: STA's French Exchange
Program," St. Albans Bulletin, Spring 2010
"Preparing Students for Good Health
Abroad," International Educator, Nov/December 2009
“Orienting and Coaching Parents,” International Educator, Jan/Feb 2007
Moving On: A Practical Guide to Downsizing the Family Home, coauthored with Linda Hetzer.
(Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2004)
Essays and articles ON DOWNSIZING THE HOME
“Emptying the House: Impossible Task, or Joyful Rite of Passage?” coauthored
with Linda Hetzer. Guide to Retirement Living, Summer 2005.
Antiques Roadshow Wall Calendar
(Workman Publishing) 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
Antiques Roadshow Page-a-Day Calendar (Workman Publishing)
America’s Backroads and Byways Wall Calendar (National Audubon Society) 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004,
The Incredible Pop-Out Butterfly Activity Kit and Calendar (National Audubon Society) 2001,
Wildflowers Wall Calendar (National Audubon Society) 2001