PUBLISHED WORK

ARTICLES:

WOW! Women on Writing, September/October 2008, "Get Published: 13 Strategies for New Writers

Read article: www.wow-womenonwriting.com

India Currents, July 2008, "Blending Cultures with Words,"

Q & A interview with Bharti Kirchner, award-winning cookbook author and novelist.
Read interview: www.indiacurrents.com

Seal Beach Magazine, February 2008, "A Bevy of Beauties," article on Miss Rossmoor Pageant.
Seal Beach Magazine, January 2008, "Living the Seal Beach Life: One Woman's Journey to the Boardwalk," profile of Seal Beach resident, Kristina Kessler
Coastal Scene (Long Beach, CA), December 2007, "Jack Hayes: A Tiger in the Making," profile of 11-year-old Long Beach golfer

The Polishing Stone (WA), Winter 2007, book review, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life, by Barbara Kingsolver
Coastal Scene, November/December 2007, "From Pho to Finish: A Vietnamese Restaurant Flourishes in East Long Beach"
Stressfree Living (MN), November 2007, "Five Strategies for Reducing Stress this Season"
Coastal Scene, October/November 2007, "Fairy Tale Visions: The Art of Joyce Patti," Q and A interview with illustrator Joyce Patti

Coastal Scene, September/October 2007, "Feels So Dog-Gone Good: Local Chiropractor Adjusts Canines with Love and Compassion"

The Polishing Stone (WA), Fall 2007, "Facing Dehydrated Skin"

Education.com, September 2007, web article, "Stopping a Tantrum"
Read article: www.education.com

Coastal Scene, August/September 2007, "Beyond a Traditional Pharmacy: The Shore Apothecarie," profile on holistic pharmacy in Long Beach, Calif.

Coastal Scene (Long Beach, CA), July/August 2007, "Brian Kucera: Catching Waves with a Canon," Q & A interview with surf photographer
Writers Weekly
, July 2007, feature article, "Watch that Tone! Learn to Speak the Language that Editors Love"
Read article: www.writersweekly.com
Stressfree Living (MN)
, July 2007, garden article, "Enhancing Small Spaces for Outdoor Enjoyment"

The Polishing Stone, Summer 2007, book review, "Organic Housekeeping" by Ellen Sandbeck
Northwest Baby & Child
, April 2007, "Growing a Green Family"
Natural Family Online
, January 2007, "7 Steps to a Guest Room Makeover"

Stressfree Living, December 2006, "Take 5! How to Recharge Your Batteries in 5 Minutes"
Natural Family Online,
November 2006, "Out of the Woods and Into the Fire: Eco-Friendly Firelogs"
Adoption Today
, October/November 2006, "Adopting the Temperamental Child"

Filipinas, September 2006, "Isle Be Seeing You," profile of Debra Resonable, owner of Tropic Travels in Ventura, CA
Stressfree Living
, August 2006, "The Benefits of an Evening Bath"
Essortment.com
, "Things to Do for Kids in Long Beach"
Read article: www.essortment.com
Natural Family Online
, Summer 2006, "The Well-Stocked Potting Table"
Organic Family
, summer 2006, "The Perfect Family Picnic--Naturally"
Adoption Today,
April/May 2006, "How to Help Your Older, Internationally Adopted Child Learn English Successfully"
Natural Family Online
, March 2006, "Home Is Where the Heart Is"
Writers' Journal
, March/April 2006, filler article, "How to Find the Writer's Guidelines on a Website"
Organic Family Magazine
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Winter 2006, "Making Mealtimes Sacred"
Mothering Magazine,
December 2005, web article, "10 Ways to Soothe Your Home"
BackHome Magazine
, July/August 2005, "Time for Tea?"
PageWise.com, Spring 2005, "Creating Subtle Makeup Effects: The Right Tools for a Daytime Look"
Enlightened Practice Magazine (FL), March/April 2005, "Start With Sitting Still"
Your-Answer.com, 2004, "Parents Guide to Elementary School Discipline"
FamilyTravelFun, 2004, "Ten Reasons to Visit Long Beach, California"
Read: www.familytravelfun.com

ESSAYS:

Sasee, Woman's Lifestyle Magazine (SC), August 2007, "A Grandmother's Gift"
Read essay: www.sasee.com

Mom Writer's Literary Magazine, winter 2006, "The Triumph of Time"
Vision Magazine
, November 2006, "Cultural Fusion: A Template for Identity"
Visit website: www.visionmagazine.com
A Long Story Short, November 2006, "Two Fated Goodbyes"
Read essay: www.alongstoryshort.net
India Currents,
November 2006, "Reflections on a Bicultural Upbringing"
Read essay: www.tinyurl.com

Holt International Magazine, September/October 2005, "Architects"
GRIT, September 2005, "Misses Comfort of Grandparents' Home"
Long Beach Press Telegram, May 2005, "Disney Memory"
The Bleeder, Spring 2005, "Flight of the Crane"
Absolute Write, February 2005, "Dry Dock: When Real Life Takes Writers Ashore,"
Read: www.absolutewrite.com
Midwifery Today, Summer 2004, "Bonding Through an Adoptive Mother's Eyes"
Visit website: www.midwiferytoday.com

FOOD WRITING:

The Polishing Stone
, Spring 2007, "Beat the Breakfast Blues"

Energy Times, February 2007, "Beyond the Brown Lentil"

The Polishing Stone, Winter 2006, "Fabulous Fennel"
The Polishing Stone (WA), Fall 2006, "A Simple Indian Meal," article with recipes
Vision Magazine
, September 2006, "A Feast for the Eyes," article on food adornment with recipe.
Visit website: www.visionmagazine.com
Energy Times,
May 2006, "Transplanted Cuisine," article on Vietnamese cuisine, with recipe
Energy Times
, March 2006, article with recipe, "A Taste of Lavender"
Orange Lavender Chicken recipe: www.energytimes.com
Sunset Magazine
, January 1997, recipe for "Cilantro Rice"

FICTION:

India Currents, March 2006, short-short story, "A Rite of Passage."
Read story: www.indiacurrents.com
Flashfiction.net
, March 2006, flash fiction, "Two Loves"
MotherVerse
, Fall 2005, "The Feeding"
Moondance.org, December 2004, "The Ruby"
Read story: www.moondance.org

POETRY:

MotherVerse, Spring 2007, "Hunger"
Writers' Journal
, November/December 2006, "Inspiration" Artella magazine, January 2006, "Marbled Jewel"
Long
Beach Mental Health Center News, Spring 2005, "The Face of Depression"
Awakened Woman, March 2005, "Sisterhood"
The Birthkit Newsletter (a Midwifery Today publication), Summer 2004, "Touched by Fate"
Wild Violet, "Narcissus," second place winner 2003 contest
Read: www.wildviolet.net
Free Focus, 2003, "Chosen One"