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FEATURE STORY: FIRE ‘N FURY – SALUTING THE HEROES & FIRST RESPONDERS OF THE SOCAL WILDFIRES – SOCAL LIFE MAGAZINE, MARCH/APRIL 2018

Click here to read the PUBLISHED (with photos) story here. (Pages 46-50) For the text-only version read below: Eric Mukes: Fire Captain, Ventura City Fire Department At five years of age, Eric Mukes knew exactly what he wanted to be when he grew up: The Lone Ranger. After all, the guy rode around on a […]

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YOU BELONG IN A MUSEUM! – THREE OFF-THE-BEATEN PATH SOCAL MUSEUMS

Pubished in the Jan/Feb 2018 issue of SoCal Life Magazine. Click here to read on Cloudup or on my personal travel blog. Or for text-only version (no photos) read text-only version below: One thing no one will argue with is that each of us belongs in a museum _ especially in SoCal, where we have so many […]

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CAST-OFF COUTURE – SOCAL’S DESIGNER RESALE AND VINTAGE CLOTHING BOUTIQUES – SoCal Life Mag

Click here to read published version (with photos) on Cloudup or read text-only version below: Castaway Couture: SoCal’s Designer Resale and Vintage Clothing Boutiques by Jenni Keast Ever wonder what happens when moneyed fashionistas grow weary of their $12,000 vintage 60s Chanel gown or their $1,200 Valentino Garavani “Russian Ballet” scarf? Or when a washed-up career sends celebs from […]

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Serra Retreat, Malibu: The Place that Preaches Peace (SoCal Life Magazine)

Serra Retreat: The Place That Preaches Peace  – Hidden among multi-million-dollar mansions in idyllic Malibu lays a historical gem that’s a virtual secret … even to some of its closest neighbors.  –  by Jenni Keast Click here to read this article published in the Sept-Oct issue of Southern California Life Magazine on Cloudup or read […]

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The Caravan Outpost Airstream Hotel: The “Silver Bullet” Express to Your Next Ojai Adventure

The Caravan Outpost Airstream Hotel:  The “Silver Bullet” Express to Your Next Ojai Adventure By Jenni Keast Who doesn’t love an Airstream trailer? Not many. And over the last 85 years, there’s been plenty of them to love. With fondly bestowed nicknames like Silver Bullet, Silver Burrito, Silver Twinkie and Toaster-on-Wheels, the iconic silver streamlined Airstream […]

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The Bridges of SoCal: A Bridge Too Far, a Bridge to Nowhere and a Bridge “The Bard” Would Love

Travel article published in the Spring 2017 edition of Southern California Life Magazine. A Bridge Too Far, a Bridge to Nowhere and a Bridge “The Bard” Would Love by Jenni Keast Most people love bridges, though they can’t always tell you why. Perhaps it has something to do with the euphoric feeling of “lift off”—however tame the ascent or short the […]

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Amex Express Travel Planner – Bermuda

“As always, thanks for doing such a great job with these travel planners…you are a consummate storyteller, We love your work!–-Bob Bates, Creative Director, Bates & Lee  – PRODUCT: Direct Response Travel Planner (Long-Body copy) on Bermuda.  CLIENT: American Express Travel

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A Thing of Beauty: Trade as One: Feature Story (Pro Bono)

“ This story is fantastic! Thanks so much for the obvious hard work and thought you put into this. This will be a huge asset on our site and any time we are telling the AITA story. – Kevin Madsen, VP, Sales & Marketing A Thing of Beauty In the Heart of Zululand, Women Use […]

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Roads to Adventure Magazine: “A Semblance of the Serengeti” Reviewed: Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Sample: Feature Article:  A Semblance of the Serengeti (A Press Review of the Opening of Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park) Featured In: Roads to Adventure Magazine Target Audience: Busters – Boomers and their children who like to experience the Great Outdoors as a family Download published article at the end of this article or read text-only […]

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The Elegant Cowgirl – Product Review/Catalog

“I’d like to see the country the way it was, ” says the cowgirl. We pretty much agree. Like the way we used to talk to friends and family back home; a time without the ubiquitous email where frenzied and choppy sentences now express what we used to say with more thoughts behind our words. […]

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