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It’s true. I’m obsessed with vintage cars and motorcycles, and I know I’m not the only girl who is. While Motor Dolls began as a novel, it has grown to include a blog for and about my fellow Motor Dolls.

My Passions

I’m happiest when I hop on my motorcycle for an adventure, or climb behind the wheel of my ’48 Ford Truck, Bondorella, seen in the picture below with me sitting on the tailgate, just as Benny does in the opening scene of MOTOR DOLLS, and yes, my fabulous ’48 Ford Truck is a character in the novel.

October 2018, I left my job as a news photojournalist for NBC in Los Angeles.

I loved my twenty-three-year career, one that took me around the globe and gave me a front row seat to some of the most amazing and tragic events happening in our world today. But it was time to move on to happier things.

Outside of news…

I had the pleasure of working as principal photographer on several episodes of the half-hour weekly show Travel Cafe, shooting in Fiji, Hong Kong, and Kauai, to name a few. I also completed a documentary on nationally renowned artist, Milford Zornes—one of the coolest human beings I’ve ever met. Man! I want to be like him when I’m 90.


I live a swellegant vagabond life between Southern California and Arizona with my best feller, a whole bunch of misfit motorcycles, and of course, my beloved ’48 Ford Truck, Bondorella.

MOTOR DOLLS is my first published novel.

So what’s it about? Click here and find out!

If for some crazy reason you have the urge to hear me ramble on about my passions, check out this radio interview with the Motor Mouths! My segment hits at about the 30-minute mark.

 Questions or Comments? Email me!

Later gators!

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