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
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
It’s not all “bad news.”
Amid the pandemic, I’m encouraged by glimmers of hope, innovative solutions, generous giving, thoughtful acts of kindness. They’re there. And I’m so very fortunate to have uncovered quite a few in my recent freelance assignments. Continue reading How is the Pandemic Affecting Pennsylvania?
People have been sending me “Karen” memes for months. I wasn’t sure I had anything to add to the discussion until now. Continue reading This Karen Has Something to Say
Sunday brunch is much more than a meal—it’s a state of mind, a respite, a soul-quenching experience that powers us through the rest of our week. And it supports local small businesses, many of them highlighted in this piece. Continue reading An Ode to Sunday Brunch
In the midst of today’s COVID-19 pandemic, record unemployment figures, and economic uncertainties, are there comparisons to the Depression era? Continue reading Depression Reflections
By Karen Hendricks Chances are, you’ve been working from home for about two or three weeks now. Amid COVID-19, we are all learning new patterns and forging new habits. Many friends have reached out and asked for my help because … Continue reading 5 Quick Tips to Working from Home