It seems as though I spend all my spare time writing about eating and writing about not eating—that’s when I’m not eating or not-not eating. I also write about family and work.  Here are links and references to some recent publications:


My blog, Schmeight Schmatchers, about my journey as a returning “lifetime” member of Weight Watchers®, won 2nd place in the 2012 National Society of Newspaper Columnists contest.

I have written 26 essays that recount some of my most memorable cooking mishaps. Each essay comes with its own recipe! Check out a few of them at:


My memoir, “Tonsillectomy 1966,” won 2nd place in the 2011 Writers Artists Collaborative Memoir Contest, sponsored by MouseMuse Productions and the Center for Contemporary Printmaking. It appears in the March 15, 2012 edition of Rye Magazine.

I have about 30 more pieces waiting to be published!


I won three awards at’s “America’s Funniest Humor”™ Showcase:

— Semi-finalist for Schnookworks June/July 2011
— Fourth place for Driven to Madness December 2008/Jan 2009
— Honorable Mention for Man With The Beat In The Driver’s Seat February/March 2007

My piece entitled “Senseless in Seattle” was published in How to Fit a Car Seat on a Camel: And Other Misadventures Traveling with Kids , ed. Sarah Franklin; Seal Press: 2008.


My article Can you be a humorist and a full-time corporatoid? was featured on home page of Erma Bombeck Writers Workshop site, December 5, 2011.