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The Art of Pickling Fermentation and Other Food Alchemy

Alan Campbell and me on the set of the first episode of Spoiled to Perfection. In a past life - a few years after the era depicted in Mad Men -  I was an ad agency creative and made a whole bunch of TV commercials. Recently, I returned to form [...]

By | July 24th, 2015|0 Comments

Rustad Marketing (Dot COM) Reboot

My first website (www.rustadmarketing.com) kicked off in 2003, when I returned to being an independent brand-marketing consultant after a four year partnership with a Santa Rosa ad agency. Since then, it has remained untouched except for periodic updates to my various portfolios over the years. In an effort to both [...]

By | April 21st, 2015|0 Comments

Rainier Ruckus

The local consensus is that cross-town traffic has never been worse. The once-popular belief (held, at least, in the more progressive corners of river city) that foot-dragging on road-expansion would somehow preserve the local charm has fallen from favor. Perhaps perennially clogged roads and 30-minute cross-town commutes were considered charming [...]

By | November 20th, 2014|0 Comments

Just Sayin’ – Tiger Mom

By | August 30th, 2014|0 Comments

Just Sayin’ – Road Kill

By | August 30th, 2014|0 Comments

Just Sayin – Captain Crunch

By | August 27th, 2014|0 Comments

City Council Faces a Taxing Problem

River City is no different than anyplace else: nobody wants new taxes, but everybody wants more services. In some quarters more government is the answer, nay, the holy grail. Unfortunately, government doesn't generate wealth - especially not with a "Smart" (e.g., limited or no) growth agenda. All government can do [...]

By | August 27th, 2014|0 Comments

Just Sayin’ – Mixed Marriage

By | August 13th, 2014|0 Comments

Just Sayin’ – What Happens In Vegas…

By | August 3rd, 2014|0 Comments

Just Sayin’ – Aren’t We All Undead?

By | July 30th, 2014|0 Comments