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A NJ Yankee in Phillies’ territory

March 23, 2015
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My March column for the Currents section in The Philadelphia Inquirer is about baseball and how I came to be a Yankee fan. It’s meant to show the importance of family and tradition. Not everyone agreed, of course, and some of the emails weren’t very nice. But the nice emails, from fellow Yankee fans...

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Winning a 1st place Keystone Award for Feature Writing — The Story I Fought to Write

March 21, 2015
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I was honored to be named the winner of a Keystone Award for Feature Writing The Keystones go the best of Pennsylvania journalism. My article, which was published in City Paper in May, told the story of the unlikely friendship between a woman who...

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More from City Paper

March 19, 2015
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Let’s stick to a theme. I’d like to share two recent pieces I wrote for Philadelphia City Paper. The first is about the HiV-fighting drug Truvada and how it can make a huge difference in people’s lives, and yet not everyone is jumping at...

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City Paper cover story

March 16, 2015
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Barbershops are more than places to get a hair cut. They’re gathering places, make-shift therapy offices, news centers. My latest story in City Paper looks at some local barber...

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Food, glorious food

March 13, 2015
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I’ve been doing a fair share of food writing recently. My latest story appeared this week in The Philadelphia Inquirer. The subject? To tip or not to tip? That’s...

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Some recent favorites from legacy.com: Johnny Cash, Patrice O’Neal, Nick Drake, Elizabeth Edwards and Ed Sullivan

March 11, 2015
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Writing for the website legacy.com continues to be a fun and interesting job. I’m sharing a few posts from the last few months. The goal of each: To tell...

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