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Food, glorious food

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 not a question at these Philly restaurants. In January, I looked…

Redefining “disabled”

My article about Lauren DeBruicker, the new chair of the board of Inglis, ran in today’s Inquirer. Inglis is a non-profit that helps people with physical limitations live independently or provides them 24-hour care if they wish. A great organization…

Katrina’s effects still linger

Dot McLeod, who lost her home and her cat in Hurricane Katrina, died Jan. 12. I met Dot after the storm, telling her story in both The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Philadelphia Daily News. Her only wish was to return…

Back to Posting!

Took some time off from updating the site but not from writing. I thought I’d share a few of my legacy.com pieces here. I have so much fun doing them, exploring people’s lives. The story from my October offerings that…

Welcome home, Sarah!

Sarah Murnaghan came home from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia today, two new lungs in place and working. Sarah has cystic fibrosis and has been gravely ill for the last six months. Her story drew national attention when her parents…

A love so strong…

The Ben Folds’ song “The Luckiest” was part of our wedding processional. I love the lyrics, including the unconventional way he explains what true love is: “Next door, there’s an old man, who lived ’til his 90s and one day,…