About Sally

Sally Schneider is the creator of ‘the improvised life’ and writes most of its daily posts. She has worked as a journalist, editor, syndicated columnist, radio commentator, teacher, stylist, small-space consultant and professional chef; she once wrangled 600 live snails for an Irving Penn photograph. Her very improvisational work has been the laboratory for this blog. Please check out her award-winning cookbooks A New Way to Cook and The Improvisational Cook.