Article Samples


These pieces were all written and recorded for Keyscast, a podcast venture about life in the Florida Keys:

Mi Siento Como Un “Asshole” Cuando Intento Hablar Espanol – “Why Do I Feel Like An Asshole When I Try To Speak Spanish?”

Gramps Gone Wild – A flamethrowing response to the terrible attitude of Key West locals to Spring Breakers.

Localized Phenomenon – The two things on which you must lose all sense of reality in order to truly belong in Key West.

Take A Lap – Guide to a bike trip around the perimeter of Key West.


And these two were published in the Florida Keys’ “Keynoter” newspaper:

The Dolphin Research Center

Landscaping in the Florida Keys


Restaurant Reviews

All three of these reviews were for Missouri Life magazine.   I can provide copies from the magazine; these are the original copy, before being trimmed by Layout.

Lambert’s Cafe


The Travelers’ Table

(And here’s my Nervous Breakdown column about the restaurant review that I never wrote.)


Personal Finance

For the last few years, I’ve been ghostwriting personal-finance columns for the Keynoter.  A sampling:

What’s a Certified Financial Planner?

Special Situations: Domestic Partners

Tax Tips for April 16th

Buying A House After The Bubble