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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Taking Five Minutes with Foodies

Establishing a schedule for blog posts is task number one for bloggers, and sticking to it is a feat of both dedication and creative endurance.

For Port City Foodie, I'm doing flash interviews with Wilmington food personalities, one a week, and publishing them on the weekends. I've talked with chefs, cookbook authors, restaurateurs and foodies. Talk about fun, this is it. Doing what I love, meeting people, talking, writing.

Check out the series, Five with a Foodie.

Chef Carson Jewell at Rx Restaurant
Chef de Maison Carson Jewell | Rx Restaurant, Wilmington NC

Friday, April 1, 2016

Chatting it up for Cape Fear Living

In addition to editing and proof reading, cutting words and juggling topics, I get to sit down with some interesting people. All part of my new gig as editor of Cape Fear Living Magazine.

Here is the first interview I did for the magazine: Author Tony "A.J." Tata: Riding the Swell.

The best part-time-spare-time-when-do-you-sleep hobby there ever was.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

A video conversation with Dan Beck, artist

So many details, from consistent lighting, color balance, timing of music and frames ... but when it's a labor of love, the results are supremely satisfying.

Here is our latest Yellow Fin Films mini documentary. Enjoy.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Mini documentary: live music and a perky interview

Some sweet blues, a mellow voice and a charming interview with two people who have a long-practiced and natural cadence to their conversation makes for a winning product. This is the first collaborative project for Yellow Fin Films:

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Three Ring Circus, or something

Here is my final thought on Google Authorship, which was there, and then wasn't there: and you want me to do what? Really?

Monday, August 25, 2014

Positive reinforcement

Remember star charts from grade school? I tried them once or twice at home, related to chores and privileges, but just wasn't that kind of parent. I wanted to play with stars as rewards, more for me, than for the kids.

Sticky stars, colored stars ... they still get me.

So today, my week is made, I have earned a star. From eBay, in the color of my favorite stone, turquoise.

Think about giving your users a star for performance, participation, appreciation.Those of us who are old-school will get it.

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