Publications and Books

Articles and reviews published in: People, Business Week, Entrepreneur, Outside, Outside Kids, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, The Bergen RecordCrain’s Chicago Business, Crain’s New York Business, Chicago, Time Out Chicago, Chicago Reader, New City, Inside Chicago, Encyclopedia of Chicago History, Soundings, Racquet, Tennis Week, Columbia University. Barnard College and University of Chicago  publications.

“Searching for Cassady,” an illustrated children’s book, can be found on Amazon.com

In the blog

Greetings from my stay-in-place perch. I’ve always worked from a home office, so that part of lockdown hasn’t been a change. I dress in the morning, eat breakfast, read the newspapers, walk, practice piano and French, and get to my desk by nine. I write until noon, have lunch, run errands — well, no more


Ah, to finish the year grieving the end of a book: Robert Stone’s Death of the Black-Haired Girl. This is a town-and-gown noir thriller, not at all Stone’s usual fare. I loved it. “A cloud of resentment,” Maud Stack is a beautiful brainiac undergraduate in love with her advisor, Steven Brookman. It’s mutual — but


I’ve had a hard time reading and writing lately. Not sure why. Lockdown going into a second year? Probably. I’m bored with myself because there’s not enough going on. No dinner parties, no restaurant lunches, no movie dates. No travel. I’m grateful for my husband’s presence, especially in the late afternoon and evening. We watch