Spoke at an international conference about writing about rocking horses in Miami, FL. Spent 2002-2009 researching clip-on ties in Washington, DC. A real dynamo when it comes to selling corncob pipes in New York, NY. Once had a dream of working on mannequins on Wall Street. Crossed the country analyzing Easter candy in Washington, DC. Spent 2001-2005 importing mannequins in New York, NY.