Education, Writing

Sleep Deprivation Is a National Crisis. Let’s Not Waste a Good Crisis!

21 Mar , 2016  

Published in Huffington Post, 3/21/16 – Seattle Public Schools is the largest urban district to shift to later start times for teens. This also means earlier start times for elementary schools. A seemingly simple flip creates logistical challenges that are deterring other districts from doing what’s right for teens. But it can also lead to […]

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Marketing, Web design

Mothership launch

15 Mar , 2016

I’ve rebuilt the mothership.  Please check it out. This used to be my Seattle School Board Director site.  Now it links to other sites and projects I’m involved with. I’ll also be using it to test web features and other ways to reach out and engage. Please like, follow and connect. Your feedback is […]


Costas Varotsos at Hotel Murano

15 Mar , 2016   Video

Internationally renowned Greek sculptor, Costas Varotsos created a dipper of light in Tacoma. This video shows his thinking and process.

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9 Mar , 2016   Video

These are clips from infomercials written and in some cases produced by Sharon Peaslee. Sharon has scripted more than 50 direct response commercials and infomercials, also producing many of them. This sample reel shows a few highlights, with some surprising celebrity hosts.

Education, Writing

Huffington Post blogs

7 Mar , 2016  

sleeping teen girl

Arianna Huffington is launching a national sleep revolution.  She heard about the success of Seattle Public School in deciding to shift to later start times for middle and high school.  Huffington Post contacted me and invited me to blog on this topic. I’ll continue to post my pieces here as well as on Facebook and […]



Donald, Give it a Rest!

7 Mar , 2016  

Published in Huffington Post, 3/7/16 – Donald Trump says he only sleeps three to four hours per night. That could explain everything. At the risk of politicizing this issue it may be the only way to get it any attention these days. I was going to post a third blog on Seattle Public School’s shift […]

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