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Rekindling the Passion For Santa Fe Style – memoir-style articlecovergirls

Profile of Santa Clara sculptress Roxanne Swentzel click on article to download pdf: Santa Fean Magazine

April/May 2008 Santa Fean Magazine: “Sherri Silverman’s Soulful Living Spaces”


Writing Samples

Fiery Soul of Hawaii
Fiery Soul
(honorable mention BookPassage Travelwriter’s Conference 2007)
“How a capricious goddess captured a heart
and launched a career”, published Santa Fe
New Mexican Sunday Travel section.

Madrid Spain Seeks U.S. Entrepreneurs

When New York City-based online marketing firm, Greater Than One, an Entrepreneur “Hot 500″ fastest growing company, decided to expand into the European Market in 2007, the principles chose Madrid, Spain for its headquarters.

The government of Spain, and particularly the capital city of Madrid, has positioned itself as a vibrant base for entry into European and Latin American markets and is actively courting U.S. entrepreneurs with tax incentives, subsidies and agencies designed to support and streamline the process of setting up and operating business in Madrid.     More

Packing Advice Pack to Flatter Your Figure


TravelSmithgifRoad testing clothing and gear for TravelSmith… here I am ready to board the Eurostar at Waterloo Station, London.

Beware: a Visit to Santa Fe Might Change Your Life

No matter where in the world I travel – from Amsterdam to Tasmania – when I say I’m from Santa Fe, people light up with recognition of the name. Some have visited here and seen first hand our unique Pueblo-style architecture, visited some of our more than 200 art galleries, wandered our meandering, European-like lanes, delighted in our multi-cultural festivals, skied or hiked our mountains, eaten green chile, and experienced the quality of the light made famous by generations of artists. Others have simply heard about it, and whatever they have heard is positive. More…

The Steeps at Taos Ski Area

Mention Taos Ski Area and the response are likely to be, “I’ve heard it’s steep! Advanced only.”  It’s true that 51 % of the ski runs are advanced, but it’s more than sheer steepness and black-diamond runs that makes Taos a unique ski area, perennially attracting the serious and hardcore; it’s the “steeps.”  More

Homeowners Guide To Professional Remodeling  

by Aysha Griffin and David Helling 
42-page Guide “How to Hire a Contractor and Get What You Pay For!”
HOG 2010.pdf 

Santa Fe Green Building Guidelines
by Aysha Griffin for Sustainable Communities Inc. and Santa Fe Area Home Builders Association Green Council. This formed the basis of the City of Santa Fe Green Building Codes 2009.