First Business Trip

There’s something profound in working the graveyard shift. The city that never sleeps has another work force. Subway mechanics with irradescent yellow vests & swinging lights walk the tracks, hookers and dealers invite you over, street vendors cooking up sloppy meats, drunk assholes crowding into cabs hopping from club to club, homeless guys under flattened cardboard boxes. Everyone you know is asleep.

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Hello Computer Graphics

In 1983, New York City had a raw feel. I stayed at a high school friend's apartment on Broadway and 12th Street. Rofe was actually subletting a room from a girl that was away for a few months. So, I kind of crashed there in the meantime. Our other roommates were... just about every mouse in the East Village. There were so many mice, we were catching them on glue traps - two at a time! It seemed routine, when coming home from work, to triangulate on where the death smell was coming from.

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New Year

My career has involved taking chances, making ambitious business deals, navigating a dynamic workplace, victories and setbacks, crazy day-to-day situations and solutions. Starting a business with three months of savings and somehow rolling it into a decade of branding and package design. Then, transitioning to being a true independent, and then, another transition, to joining a global communication marketing firm.

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