Lisa Kava is a contributing reporter for the West Side Rag, an online news site covering the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Her freelance writing has appeared in CoveyClub. She lives in New York City (on the Upper West Side,) with her husband and dog Charlie, where their young adult children make intermittent appearances. Lisa is an active alumni volunteer for Tufts University. An avid reader, fitness enthusiast, dog lover, and nature lover, Lisa can be found most days walking in Central Park. You can also find her on Twitter at @Lisa_Kava and on Facebook.