Pink Think: “The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” – St. Augustine photo by Grant Cochrane on The fun thing with journalism is it gives you access to interesting people doing interesting things. I just finished a profile on a girl […]


Pink Think: “I begin with an idea and then it becomes something else.” – Pablo Picasso photo from Freephoto by winnond The other day, I visited a Renaissance man. He is a number-cruncher by trade but also does fine art photography. The day I stop in, his office/studio faces out […]

That Sellable Idea

Pink Think: “People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Photo by graur codrin / Are my op-eds a reflection of who I am as a person? I’ve been thinking of the opinion columns I have […]

Reflection of Who I Am?

Pink Think: “Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.” – Barbara de Angelis photo: my beloved guitar Just for fun, I googled my name today and found out through a website that my […]

Kindness of a Stranger

“It is not best that we should all think alike; it is a difference of opinion that makes horse races.” – Mark Twain So far, I have been having a blast writing op-ed pieces for our local paper. Here are some things I’ve learned: 1. Use that soapbox wisely. It’s […]

How To Write An Op-Ed