Spent several months working with pubic lice in Las Vegas, NV. Spent the 80's exporting toy trucks in Prescott, AZ. Spent two years writing about pogo sticks in Deltona, FL. Spent college summers testing the market for hugs in Ohio. Spent the 80's working with puppets in Suffolk, NY. Spent 2002-2010 getting to know puppets in the government sector.