Having grown up without a
television, Alexandria Hayes spent her leisure time reading voraciously. She
excelled in school at an early age and, after a brief rebellion in her teenage
years, went on to graduate from Loyola College.
Ms. Hayes entered the business
world in 1978 with Martin Marietta Laboratories, working her way up to
business-analyst status. In 1986 she moved on to become the manager of navy
programs marketing at Raytheon's Missile Systems Division. Seeking experience
outside of the aerospace industry, Ms. Hayes joined Delta Education as director
of catalog development, growing Delta's catalog sales from under $2 million to
$10 million in five years. As a result, in 1993, she became vice president of
In 1996, Ms. Hayes left Delta to
start Blue Moon Communications, a consulting firm focused on helping
organizations of all types develop and deliver their marketing messages. In
2003, she launched Blue Moon Custom Poetry, a division of Blue Moon
Communications that creates commissioned poems for special occasions.
Zydeco Shoes: A Sensory TourTM
of Cajun Culture invites the reader to sample a uniquely spirited
culture through its art, folklore, recipes, and music. Featuring the paintings
of Earl Hébert, and various Cajun recipes, Zydeco Shoes offers a
rich sensory experience that will enchant the uninitiated as readily as it
gratifies the veteran.
Ms. Hayes lives with her two birds
in Stratham, New Hampshire, where she
enjoys biking, dancing, yoga, music, and, of course, books.