Latest Story

Fun with Foals

May 20, 2015
By

Late last year, I saw an ad for volunteers to serve as foal sitters at UPenn’s New Bolton Center. Intrigued, I contacted the folks there. Five months later, we have publication! This was a fun story. The people I interviewed were just great and the horses stole the show. Ed Hille took some great...

Read more »

Update: Philadelphia Cops Found Not Guilty of All Charges in Corruption/Racketeering Trial

May 14, 2015
By

On May 5, I shared my coverage of a federal trial involving six Philadelphia police officers charged with bad behavior ranging from theft to kidnapping to dangling suspects from balconies. The jury returned not guilty verdicts on all counts for all defendants. It was...

Read more »

And suddenly, this story I wrote almost two years ago is relevant….

May 12, 2015
By

Back in the summer of 2013, I wrote an article about the Trans Pacific Partnership, a proposed trade agreement, for Yes! magazine. Much fear and loathing among the opponents at that time. And then…. nothing happened. Until now. For those now hearing a lot...

Read more »

Reuters

May 5, 2015
By

It’s been a busy month for me and Reuters. I’ve written about the reinstated conviction of a Philadelphia church leader, anti-Muslim bus ads and the group behind them, and...

Read more »

Variety is the spice of….

May 1, 2015
By

When people ask what I write about, I don’t know what to say. Because I pretty much take on any topic and run with it. Example: I kill plants....

Read more »

Goodbye to Dot

April 27, 2015
By

Dot McLeod died in January of last year. I’d known her since Hurricane Katrina destroyed her home and sent her into exile. I wrote about her death for The...

Read more »