PROFESSION: Freelance writer; nonfiction author; public relations
Books: RIVER ROAD RAMBLER: A Curious Traveler along Louisiana's Historic Byway (LSU Press, 2013)
WINDING THROUGH TIME (LSU Press, 2007)
ALONG THE RIVER ROAD, (LSU Press, editions 1996; 2001;2013)
THE PELICAN GUIDE TO LOUISIANA, a tour guide to the state. (Pelican Publishing Co., editions1 989 and 1993)
Intro/history--Monograph: The Native Flora of Louisiana, LSU Press, Baton Rouge. 1992.
GILLY & BLOO--children's book. Self-published with
artist Elma Sue McCallum, 2016.
THE SOUTHERN BRIDE'S NOTEBOOK. (Maison Blanche Department stores. Editions l982 and l985.)
Editorial consultant: BARTRAM HERITAGE, by the Bartram Trail Conference; THE HISTORY OF CAMP MOORE, by Powell A. Casey
Literary: A Pink Suitcase: 22 Tales of Women's Travels; Perique (Historic New Orleans Collection); Southern Cultures, Winter 2009; Seniorwomen.com
Magazines: AARP Magazine; newyorker.com; Preservation;Vassar Quarterly; Montana Magazine; Cultural Vistas; New Orleans Magazine; Home & Away.com; Kiwanis Magazine; Saveur; Reform Judaism; Moment; Tactics, the Public Relations Journal; AAA Car & Travel; Smithsonian; Travel & Leisure; Historic Preservation; Americana; Southern Accents; Walking Magazine; Louisiana Life; Art Spectrum; Louisiana Conservationist
Newspapers: The Forward and Forward.com; Dallas Morning NewsóSunday Magazine cover; Dallas Morning News-travel; Among Us: Stories from the Community (series in the Baton Rouge Advocate); The Times Picayune; Orlando Sentinel; New York Times travel section; Baton Rouge Morning Advocate/State Times; Shreveport Times; Country Roads.
Other: Rotary report on Literacy
WORK EXPERIENCE: 1996 to present: LSU School of Mass Communication, Baton Rouge. Internship coordinator (part time); Special projects.
Spring, 2003: Adjunct faculty, teaching feature writing, LSU School of Mass Communication.
July, 2002; October, 2003: instructor in feature writing, 1 week classóCaucasus School of Journalism and Media Management, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia.