Published Works

Lawrence Bechtel and daughter Haley. A sculptor and a painter.

“Creativity: it runs in the family.” Lawrence Bechtel and daughter Haley.; a sculptor and a painter.

Aside from blogging for my business sites:,, and, you can also find my work other fine places: 

Valley Business Front, February 2016 edition

Creativity: It runs in the family

Blue Ridge Business Journal

Portaqua: Changing lives at the first drop

Note: Unfortunately, BRBJ is no longer in print. I am adding PDFs of my articles as they become available. (ZKQ)

Business Travel Executive

BTE July Cover 2010 _ Rough Edges

Handshake 2.o

Numerous articles cover technology and entrepreneurship in Blacksburg, Va. and the surrounding New River Valley – Read posts

Author of over 800 college and travel related posts for college-bound teens and their parents – click here for the collection

20+ Travel posts – click here for the collection

USA Today College

Go mobile on your college visits

10 questions to ask on a college visit

Let new technology enhance your college visit

Pinning down the right college