Happy New Year, dear readers! In 2022, I went into the heart of Pennsylvania’s woods (“Penn’s Woods”) in pursuit of climate change stories, which are now beginning to publish as we turn the calendar to 2023. Continue reading Change: My 2023 word of the year
Hi Friends, Wishing you a warm and wonderful holiday season! This is my first monthly newsletter, a wrap-up of my published freelance pieces for the month of December. I’m grateful to have you in my life as a friend, reader … Continue reading Merry Merry: December Writings
A deadline forced me to finish writing a story from an airplane. But it gave me tremendous new perspectives and insights that flowed into the story. Continue reading New Perspectives
Despite any given day in 2022 feeling like the world could explode at any given moment, I’ve experienced some sweet milestones that *kind of* offset the current state of things. Continue reading Milestones, Mementos
It feels like a case of December Déjà vu. The holiday season is once again a backdrop for COVID-19 complications. Dare we dream about an end to the pandemic? Continue reading There’s a Catch, 2022
I attended a memorial service for a homeless friend today. His death didn’t make headlines, or the footnotes for that matter, in any local newspapers. And that’s one reason I’m writing about him. Continue reading Meet Jeff: Homeless no more
Baltimore is a fantastic new focus for my writing! I’m honored and blessed to have the opportunity to write for Baltimore Style–and I was surprised and humbled that my first two stories of 2021 became cover stories. Continue reading Hello Baltimore
I’m starting this week backwards.
Let me explain… Today is World Press Freedom Day. And I have to take the opportunity to share some news. Continue reading Awards, Rewards
On a day when I was losing all faith in humanity, an orange sign restored it—at least a little bit. Continue reading Deer Crossing: How a Handmade Sign Helped Me Survive 2020
I set out to run 50 races for 50 causes while I was 50. Little did I know, a worldwide pandemic would intervene.
And so, running became a way for me to process the events of the past year. Continue reading Inspired Miles: Reflections