New York Times (contributor since 1986)

Vocations

LA Uber Driver
Lucas Evans
San Antonio Valet Manager
Sarah Edwards
Conservation International’s
Laure Katz
San Francisco TV anchor
Thuy Vu
Chicago Planetarium staffer
Rubina Isaac
Kauai Pursuits Manager
Robert Miguel
Illinois software developer
Bruce Merevick
Martha’s Vineyard alpaca farmer
Barbara Ronchetii
Miraval Spa (Tucson) massage therapist
Manny Granillo
East Oakland charter school teacher
Liz Soliz
Cuba travel agent
Robert Guild
Veterans hiring specialist
Nick Swaggert
Horse Whisperer
Sheryl Jordan
Customer Service Expert
Brian Wilcox
E. Castro, Folsom Prison guardUSGS Seismologist Lucy JonesHelping Hands Monkey Trainer Alison PayneDelta Diner Waitress Jennifer RossmannCathay Pacific manager Peter Ho
umbrella organization at Lake Palace in India

Cultural Trends

Men’s Clubs: A Throwback Makes a ComebackSam Keen: Man’s Man Takes to TrapezeWhy Islanders Vacation on IslandsA Castle B&B in AustriaOnline DatingOn West Coast, A Newly Vital Judaism

Business Trends

Corporate MentorsEntrepreneurial Sisters
Overcome Sibling Rivalry
The Disney-ization of Union Square, S.F.How Islanders Make Their Livings

“Preoccupations,”
in Sunday Business

Pepe De Anda, Polo Lounge managerHenry Holden, actorDawn Nargi, Morgan StanleyAnand Chaturvedi, Doosan InfracoreRachel Cooper, Asia SocietyMelody Stein, Mozzeria RestaurantChristian Clerk, Four Seasons GM

Health

Widowers: How Men GrieveAttention Deficit Disorder in AdultsActors as PatientsWomen TV Doctors

Destinations

Ojai, California: Frozen in TimeCosta Rica: Real Estate DevelopmentsMartha’s Vineyard B&B’sSan Francisco Buddhist TourSpiritual Tourism

Saturday Interview

Padmaja Kumari Mewar,
The Princess Hotelier of Rajasthan
Alan Fuerstman, CEO of Montage Hotels

Airline Industry

Whatever happened to 1st class?Competition for Asian RoutesAirlines SeatsPuddle Jumper Nightmares

“The Boss” in Sunday Business

Lisa Lovatt-Smith, OrphanAid AfricaStephen Kaufer, TripAdvisorChen Xiao Xu, ad agency, BeijingRaymond Bickson, Taj Hotels, MumbaiJim Weber, Brooks Sports, SeattlePaul McManus, Leading Hotels of the
World, New York
Chef Alain Ducasse, ParisJean-Cyril Spinetta, Air France, ParisDaniel Ben-Horin, TechSoup, San FranciscoDaisy Exposito, Exposito & Partners,
New York
James Schamus, Focus Features Films,
New York
Arvind Singh Mewar, Eternal Mewar, RajasthanRaymond Bickson, the Taj Hotels, post-26/11Ricardo Poma, Grupo Poma, San SalvadorJacalyn Bennett, Lingerie Designer,
Newburyport, MA