Writing

You can read my writing at the following places.

Fog City Dispatches

Fog City Dispatches

Short Stories

The Bulge

The Bulge

Ebook

Culture Vixen

Culture Vixen

Travel Writing

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About

A brief chronology.

  • Malibu

    1996

    The Malibu Years

    + Graduated form Pepperdine University.
    + Studied Philosophy, Fine Arts, & Creative Writing.
    + Recruited to work at Disney.
    + Frolicked on beaches while celebrity watching.

  • Italy

    1999

    The Italy Years

    + Studied Fine Arts & Photography in Florence, Italy.
    + Backpacked throughout Europe. Favorite destinations: Venice, Capri, Barcelona, Amsterdam, London, Mykonos.
    + Ran out of money and was forced to work at a backpacker's hostel on the Isle of Skye in Scotland.

  • Japan

    2001

    The Japan Years

    + Taught English for the Japanese Government in Osaka, Japan.
    + Travelled throughout Japan and Asia. Favorite destinations: Kyoto, Tokyo, Shikoku, Thailand, Singapore, Bali, and Korea.
    + Studied the art of Noh, Chado, and drinking blowfish sake at enkai dinners.
    + Developed an addiction to octopus pizza.

  • Santa Barbara

    2004

    The Santa Barbara Years

    + Attended graduate school at the University of California, Santa Barbara for Art Education.
    + Taught art and art history in Santa Barbara, CA.
    + Worked at an organic vineyard, and, thus, drank copious amounts of wine.

  • Los Angeles

    2006

    The Los Angeles Years

    + Became a UX Design Guru working for entertainment clients in Los Angeles.
    + Continued traveling obsessively. Favorite destinations: England, Iceland, Spain, Morocco, China, Hong Kong, Death Valley, Italy, and Paris.
    + Got married on a beach in St. Lucia.
    + Published short stories.
    +Wrote first novel.

  • Op Nomad

    2012

    The World Travel Years

    + Travelled to 6 continents, almost 50 countries, and more than 400 cities.
    + Worked as a professional photographer specializing in travel and culinary photography.
    Wrote magazine articles while traveling extensively throughout Europe, Asia, and South America.
    + Met diplomats, former presidents, and celebrity chefs.
    + Hiked volcanoes until shoes melted.
    + Narrowly avoided falling off a glacier.

  • San Francisco

    2014

    The San Francisco Years

    + Returned to the US to defend the title of UX Design Mastermind.
    + Launched online photography and short story collection, Fog City Dispatches.
    + Had a baby!
    + Became severely sleep deprived.


  • Now

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