The Washington Post newspaper and magazine is my hometown paper. With great editors who love a good story idea, I’ve done a lot of writing for D.C.’s best rag. Below, find links to stories I’ve not only enjoyed writing, but that I’ve also enjoyed developing and pitching.
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Ben Johns, a 20 year old student at U of Md, helps dispel the myth that pickleball is a senior sport.
He wanted to capture American life and understand American culture: He found it in Columbia, USA.
Despite the vagaries of politics, Mikah Meyer traveled to all of the country’s national parks and set a world record.
An article I penned for The Washington Post Magazine about transition. Click here to read the published piece in the design issue of the magazine and my transition from suburban mom back to life as a “city-kid” moving into a transitional Capitol Hill neighborhood and transitioned a 1910 row house into an industrial-styled, 21st Century oasis with Mid-Century flair.
Having penned many design articles, I was asked to write a feature in the Washington Post Magazine design issue about a wonderful home on California Street near Dupont Circle.
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Published in the “Wellness section of the Washington Post, DC’s hydro suite of classes offer kickboxing, spinning and more. I tried them all and boy, was it fun!
Published in the “Wellness” section of the Washington Post, as a DC swimmer this piece is close to my heart. I enjoy all the pools I wrote about in this article, as well as others that got squeezed out by the allotted word count.
In an Opinion piece in Post Everything, I explain that during the four-day inaugural activities, I will not host Trump supporters and why.
1% of all public statues represent women, including allegorical figures such as Alice in Central Park. This statistic troubled me so, I pitched and wrote an article about the discrepancy.
An avid swimmer, I wrote two pieces for the Washington Post about swimming the Great Chesapeake Bay Swim, a 4.5 swim under the Bay Bridge. This is the second of the two pieces written, this one penned a few days after I’d completed the race.
Links to Washington Post articles penned.