I live in Breckenridge, Colorado, and I love to write about all aspects of my home in the mountains: my New Yorker's take on outdoor adventure, schmoozing with local chefs and Colorado winemakers, finding humor and grace in this path that has brought me through chaos and heartbreak to love.
Work and life have taken me to New York City, Miami and Palm Beach, and on extended stints to Italy and Hong Kong. I've taken a company public in New York, practiced shamanic healing, raised money for affordable healthcare options - and spent a lot of time writing.
What interests me most?: People. The natural world. Eating and drinking. Unbelievable coincidences. Stories. I am always ready to explore new ideas and dive into new experiences, and then write about them!
In an art gallery in Paris, middle-aged cardiologist Dr. Michael Pearce confronts his past when he views a series of bronze sculptures by the artist Katherine Morgan. The sculptures evoke memories of the summer so many years ago, when Michael and Katherine first met and fell in love as teenagers in rural New Hampshire. He, a small town boy who liked to ski and play guitar and was destined to run his father’s hardware store; she, the restless unhappy daughter of a wealthy New York family.
With a foreword by Colorado Governor Hickenlooper and introduction by Stag's Leap Wine Cellars founder Warren Winiarski, this is the first major photographic survey of Colorado's gorgeous wine regions.
Column: "Lark Ascending"
Second Place Winner, 2017 Colorado Associated Press Editors and Reporters Award
Invitations have gone out, weeks ago. Ads enticing ticket-buyers to attend the annual event are appearing on radio and in the newspaper. Posters are pinned up all over town. Everyone has an opinion about the details and execution of such an important party.
What we bring on a journey or a big move offers clues to our hopes and our intentions.
What they don't tell you about a rafting trip
Not how she thought she'd spend her golden years. One year after the election, thoughts on Eleanor Roosevelt and Hillary Clinton.
Stag's Leap founder Warren Winiarski on wine and poetry, and loving things that are difficult. Photo: Bob McClenahan
Food, Lifestyle, Travel
12 Days traveling off the beaten trail in the Yucatan. Incredible archeological ruins without the crowds, adorable inns, amazing food.
Telluride Resorts Andrew Shaffner discusses nurturing the creative partnership between sommelier and chef.
Multi-page guides to top destinations around the world, with destination highlights, things to do, local favorites, dining options from family-friendly to romantic.
Reviews of the Top Restaurants in Vail Valley.
Nearly 40% of the Summit Community Care Clinics 8400 patients are children. This video accompanied the Clinic's major annual fundraiser, Soup for the Soul.
I wrote, cast and art directed this short promotional video for the organization's annual fundraising event.
With an open heart we connect - and as leaders we inspire.
Listening is a magnetic and strange thing. The people who really listen to us are the ones we move toward, and want to sit in their radius as though it did us good.