Age: Old enough to have a collection of cassette tapes. Occupation: Writer. Editor. Project Manager. Travel Writer. Clients: National and local media outlets, corporate, government and not-for-profits. Qualifications:Journalism degree. 25+ years experience at national health and business publications. Curious nature. Avid traveller. Deadline junkie. Favorite assignment to date: Cattle driving on horseback in Colorado. Favorite destination today: Mali Losinj, Croatia Claim to fame: Published my first article at age 9—it would take a decade to publish the next one. First inspiration: My Grade 3 teacher (we are still in touch). Vices: Netflix binges and too much coffee. Lowest depth of misery: Writer's block. Life motto: The only thing that is keeping you from getting what you want is the story you tell yourself. On my life list: Tour with a band as a back-up violinist, but then I'd want to write about it.