Raised in Santa Cruz, California, and Madrid, Spain, by two college professors.
Spain

Played the oboe and roamed the woods.
Oboe

Graduated in comparative literature from Harvard.
Harvard

Produced fashion shows in New York City.

Started writing designers’ press kits and became a freelance copywriter.

Hired as Copy Director at Bergdorf Goodman.
Bergdorf

Returned to freelancing 1 year later.

Hired as Copy Director at Coach.
Coach

Returned to freelancing 18 months later.

Moved to Los Angeles.
Hollywood

Wrote a few scripts, got an agent, missed New York and moved back.

Hired as VP, Copy Director at Saks Fifth Avenue.
Saks

Returned to freelancing 2 years later.

Bought a house in Sullivan County, started a blog (http://gluttonforlife.com) and returned to roaming the woods.
Sullivancounty

Passions:
books, food, nature, design, textiles, gardening, natural healing, travel

Most hated words: moist, hottie, robust

Most beloved words: ratatouille, yes, onomatopoeia