Archive for the ‘Methods’ Category

Take out the pronouns! It’s a rule of thumb I’m going by these days, and most especially, with the messages I write to professional contacts. I produce marketing materials, events, and host/perform on contract for various organizations, meaning, my emails are often about negotiating creative decisions and administrating needs/expectations. As a contractor to an organization, […]


First off, meet Libby Mattingsley. She grew up in the kitchen with a mom-pastry chef. Her skills are cultivated and her tastes exquisite – who thinks to add fresh black pepper to the apricot, lemon, ginger marmalade they’re making? (Libby) – so I came over to make some robust veggie chalupas with her one evening, […]