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The Man That Wasn’t

He lived a drunk. He died a drunk. The end? No — the story of a life is never that simple.

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The Man That Wasn’t

My father’s slow suicide.

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Sitting Out

Taking cues from the elements of indoor design, the newest outdoor furniture places a premium on form and function.

Swinging in Style

With plunging necklines, miniskirts and bold prints, women’s golf wear is the newest fashion frontier.

Pearls Updated

These are not your grandmother’s pearls. With fresh designs and dazzling jewels, modern strings have come a long way from the classic single strand.


Kowabunga! 1980’s Toys Are Back

Parents’ nostalgia for the playthings of their childhood is helping fuel a resurgence of 1980’s toys from Care Bears to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Published in The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Times-Picayune in New Orleans, The Gazette in Montreal, The Arizona Republic, the Naples Daily News, the Bonita Daily News, the Marin Independent Journal in California, the Grand Forks Herald in North Dakota and others.

Hipster Babies are Born to Rock Just Like Mom and Dad

From Che Guevara to skulls and crossbones, more and more parents are choosing clothes for baby that reflect their own personal style rather than the usual cutesy pastel panorama.

Published in The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Times-Picayune, the Orlando Sentinel, The Arizona Republic, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, the Rutland Herald in Vermont, the Edmonton Journal in Canada, the Press-Register in Mobile, Alabama and others.

Designers of Women’s Golf Gear Go for the Green

Tired of dowdy duds and masculine Bermuda shorts, female golfers are demanding more fashionable clothing; a rash of new companies geared toward women are taking up the call.

Published in the Cape Cod Times in Massachusetts, The Roanoke Times in Virginia, the Naples Daily News, the Bonita Daily News and others.