The best part of being a freelance writer is that I get to write about subjects I think are interesting. Listed in alphabetical order, below please find a few recent pieces I’ve penned for a variety of magazines and digital pubs including USA Today, PBS Next Avenue, Sierra and Ozy. Scroll down to see some of my favorite older pieces as well as a number of articles for Huffington Post.
“Debbie MacDougall wants to make all American wine buyers philanthropists” – How drinking a Moldovan wine can lead to change.”
PBS Next Avenue
“Should you talk with your aging parent about medical marijuana?” – The times they are a-changin’ and some are choosing relief over reluctance.”
“Making a Safe Transition From Hospital to Rehab” – How to ensure your loved one will receive good care after the move.”
“One photographer’s journey to 54 places named Columbia captures a disparate portrait of American life” – Francis Smith set out on a four-year road trip to document life in the U.S., one Columbia at a time
“This month, Mikah Meyer will become the first person to visit all U.S. national park sites in one single journey” – During his three-year road trip, the LGBTQ advocate has found his place in the outdoors.
“Inside the ‘plogging’ movement” – Here’s what it’s like to go jogging for the environment.
This Old House
“Digging the Gig Economy” – Six members of the Vassar Community reflect on their experiences in the “sharing” or “gig” economy.
For my articles in the Washington Post and The Washington Post Magazine, go to this link.
Some older pieces:
Budget Travel: “Follow that taxi” – Famous Fat Dave’s NYC old-fashioned checkered cab 5 borough eating tour.
Home & Design: “Design with a Conscience” – The National Design Triennial in New York salutes the everyday and the ethereal.
Home & Design: “Hip to be Square” – Karen Deans’s Wooden Tiles liven up your walls.
Home & Design: “Spare & Serene” – Architect Mark McInturff transforms a 1961 Georgian-style home into a decidedly modern masterpiece.
Home & Design: “Turn on the Lights” – Often overlooked, a carefully thought-out lighting plan can make or break the ambience of your home.
Honolulu Magazine: “Clearly Beloved.”
Swim Magazine: “The Zen of Swim.”
Washington Parent: “Growing Pains and other orthopedic myths”
Washington Parent: “How to prevent soccer, football and other sports injuries.”
I have also penned and published in The Huffington Post. From “Huff/Post50” to “Women” to “What’s Working: Small Business,” I’ve began writing for the Huffington Post in 2009.
50 going on 2016: 16 things my mother did when I was a kid that I can now appreciate.
A Moving Concern: Transitional Trauma.
The Transition: Underrated and Imperfect
What’s working: Small business
Memorial Day: Flying the flag is not an obnoxious statement
A Void: Where’s the Triangle Fire memorial?