Lori D'Ascenzo is Barbara Grumme's 'wordsmith.'  Lori has been a writer, editor, publisher and small business consultant for almost 2 decades.  Prior to her career as a writer, Lori was an award-winning designer for 17 years.  Lori has extensive experience in decorating and staging homes.  Lori creates Barbara's quarterly newsletter, as well as designing some ads and promotional materials for Barbara.  As Barbara's 'wordsmith', Lori sometimes advises Barbara on the best wording for your ads