Cause of Death – Bubbles

“So what did she die of?” I said. “A brain aneurysm,” replied the doctor. “But she was healthy?” I said. “True, but she fell within in the age group, and women are more prone to aneurysms than men. Also, genetics play a contributing factor,” said the doctor. Staring down at my coffee mug, I saw […]


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A Roof with a View

Strangers in a Stranger Land I grew up in Astoria. It is a neighborhood within the borough of Queens in New York City. When I was growing up, it was a working class neighborhood mostly made up of immigrants from Europe, the Caribbean, Asia and elsewhere pursuing the American Dream. You could say we were […]

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Avanti/Case-Hoyt Copywriter

  While employed with Avanti/Case-Hoyt, José wrote, edited and proofread retail ad copy for Avanti’s clients. In concert with art directors and account managers, he worked directly with clients to produce consumer catalogs, newspaper ads, and in-store point-of-sale collateral.

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