I spent some time in Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park with artist Melissa Haims recently. Her crochet needles were flying the entire time we spoke. If you get a chance, go out and see her great work.
If you’re not familiar with The Dart Center and the Ochberg Society for Trauma Journalism, check them out. They’re a great resource for any journalist. They recently asked me to write a piece reflecting on covering, and recovering from, Hurricane…
I was able to hang with a great group of women while writing this story. Check it out here, before the pay wall locks you out, here.
My interview with artist Ursus Wehrli appears in today’s “Philadelphia Inquirer.” Wehrli, who is also a comedian, likes things neat. His new book, “”The Art of Clean-Up: Life Made Neat and Tidy” shows how he’d clean up everything from the…
New day, new client. This exciting new website is now up and running and I’m thrilled to be writing for them. Check out my first story, on the mess that is the Philadelphia charter school application process.
This ran the day after Election Day. It was interesting trying to figure out how to write it without knowing who won: http://articles.philly.com/2012-11-07/news/34974498_1_new-websites-political-junkie-facebook-friends Also, I did another fun story about political Halloween costumes: http://articles.philly.com/2012-11-01/news/34838427_1_pierre-s-costumes-mitt-romney-spirit-halloween
Hello! Sorry for the radio silence. I have a lot of articles that’ll be published in the next few weeks, but I’ve just been quietly working on others. Today’s contribution: A profile of Philadelphia artist Michelle Ortiz: http://www.philly.com/philly/living/20121024_Eyes_on_the_big_picture.html
My article about a business owner’s attempts to clean up a city owned lot leads today’s Daily News. You can read it here: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/20120914_Was_spruce-up_of_Point_Breeze_lot_a_trespass_.html?cmpid=124488459
I have a story in today’s Inquirer about Jesse and Beka Rendell, son and daughter-in-law of the former mayor/governor. Check it out here: http://www.philly.com/philly/style/thescene/20120912_Young_Rendells_step_up__out_as_arts_patrons.html?cmpid=124488489
Here’s that link: http://www.philly.com/philly/sports/sportsweek/Philadelphia_Phillies_field_report_Fans_stick_with_their_team_.html