Personal Writing Clips

Below are some of my personal writing clips:

Published Books:

You Say It’s Your Birthday (Kindle eBook)
Rockandrollmama’s Rants: Parenting in the Rust Belt

Personal Essays:

What I’ve Learned About Unemployment And Being Poor After Applying For 215 Jobs

My Huffington Post article is also posted in Spanish and in French

“Normal” is a Social Construct
My Dinner With Tony Bourdain
PSA: Dieting Is For the Privileged
Filet Mignon Is Lame, Sorry
Things I’m Too Old For: Expectations, Rules and Judgments
Mother of One: The Fertility Choice That Changed My Life
It’s Time to Admit School Rules Have Gone too Far — Because I’m Still the Parent
Why I Work So Hard To Stay Friends With My Ex
Growing Up Poor in ’80s Mansfield


Cleveland Visitors Guide 2018 (p. 28)
WKND in CLE: April 20-22
Beer marks the spot: Mappy Hour debuts for Cleveland adventure lovers
Unofficial tour guide devises her dream weekend in Cleveland
Cleveland Visitors Guide Fall/Winter 2017/2018 (pages 17 & 18)
Cleveland Visitors Guide Spring/Summer 2017


At 10 Years Old, La Bodega in Tremont Still Rocks
Diner of the Day: Inn on Coventry
Meet the Makers: Kevin and Kristyn Henslee, Yellow House Cheese
Pho Nation: It’s Cold. Get Yourself a Bowl and Dive In
Market Watch: Gentile’s Bakery
Shop Like a Chef: Dean Supply
Shop Local: Cedar Green Wine & Cheese
Know Your Farmer: Brunty Farms
Where to Shop: Market at the Fig
How to: The Progressive Dinner

All Cleveland Scene articles HERE