Winter Ridiculousness

| January 23, 2011

Actually, this is an unpublished musing that is looking for a home…if ever a New England winter would return that would warrant such an article! In cold weather, people collect tissues with the hording instinct of squirrels.  They tuck them into their pockets, their shirt sleeves, and keep a stash between the car seats just […]

Pomp & Circumstance: “Greening”

| January 5, 2011

I wrote an article on the “greening” phenomenon for a friend’s magazine, Pomp & Circumstance. The issue isn’t out yet, but here’s the article in its text only format. They’re going to be adding graphics to support some of the data that goes along with the content. I’ll post a link when it’s up. It […]

Atlas Obscura: Local Curiosities

| January 2, 2011

I’ve contributed a few short articles to, a fabulous website that highlights unusual and unique places to visit around the world. Although these have been edited and added on to by the Atlas Obscura writing crew, I’ll share them with you here: Black Jungle Terrarium Supply and the Montague Book Mill.

Montague Reporter: Wildlife Tracking

| January 2, 2011

Here’s the full text to an article published in the local Montague Reporter. As I speed past trees and fields on my way to work, it’s easy to forget the ancient patterns of wildlife that are taking place amidst my own human patterns. I was happily reminded of these during a recent animal tracking workshop […]

Hampshire Gazette: Spring Cleaning

| January 2, 2011

This article was published in the Hampshire Life section of the Gazette in Hampshire County, MA. With the tinkling of ephemeral streams along rural roads, I’m brought back to the dirt road in New Hampshire where my hands grew red and numb in the rushing water when I was little.  Pushing grainy mud and pebbles […] Other People’s Dogs

| January 2, 2011

Check out this link to read an article on that I wrote about dogs in my office.

Christian Science Monitor: Migrations

| January 2, 2011

Here’s my second Home Forum essay that’s been in the Monitor.

Christian Science Monitor: Commuter, Converted

| January 1, 2011

An essay published in the CSM Home Forum section about my experiences biking and busing to work.