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Writing Samples

This is a small collection of short stories, articles, and city guides I have written for this or that. Most recently, the Gaylord Herald Times.

Plan your fall color tour daycation

Fall foliage is coming! Week by week, billions of leaves will change color painting Northern Michigan's already spectacular scenery into something even more breathtaking. It happens every single year, but natural wonder never fails to please and draw crowds. Projected peak color for 2018 is Oct. 14-21. Let us help you plan the perfect trip. Here is the ultimate guide to taking in the fall colors without straying too far from home.

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Frances Eugenia
Local trivia nights increase in popularity

Downtown Gaylord is no stranger to regular crowds filled with tourists and locals alike. Each venue offers its unique brand of entertainment year round. In such a competitive climate where decent crowds are essential, a couple of places are standing out from the crowd with their signature trivia nights.

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Frances Eugenia
This dumb old farmhouse gets smart

Hey, Google where is...? Hey, Siri what is...? Alexa, can you...?

A couple of months ago I visited my mother. I found her fluttering about the kitchen in her particular way. Suddenly, she said” Hey Google, play Meghan Trainor,” in her endearing accented English. To my great surprise, the kitchen filled with the singer’s signature swagginess. The sound was shockingly rich for a device the circumference of a large drink.

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City Guide - Cleveland - 6/6/14

One of the largest cities in the US, Cleveland is a city full of surprises. Both, gritty and sophisticated it welcomes the seasoned traveler with plenty to see. From the historical homes of Cleveland Heights to the aggressive dilapidation of East Cleveland the city has a culture and charm all it’s own.

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Frances Eugenia
City Guide - New Orleans - 6/6/14

New Orleans has been described as so many things: romantic, magical, mysterious, full of ghosts and history, and it is all true. But, New Orleans is more than these words. Years of turmoil, corruption, and multi-cultural influence make New Orleans a city so unique the word unique does it no justice.

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Frances Eugenia
City Guide - NYC - 6/6/14

New York City has many great neighborhoods, but the once dangerous Lower East Side is a colorful and diverse area that perfectly embodies the spirit of this amazing city. Full of shopping and excellent restaurants the Lower East Side is a must-see on any NYC visit.

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Frances Eugenia