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Book Excerpt: Laying in Bed Before a Break-up

Good morning! Here's another excerpt from the Appalachian Trail book I'm working on.  It takes place on my birthday, a little more than four months before I left for the hike. I wrote this bit awhile ago, but recently revisited it.  It's unique for a non-fiction book, because -- in addition to their external dialogue… Continue reading Book Excerpt: Laying in Bed Before a Break-up

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Look Closely: Do You See a Beautiful Park or An Absence of Affordable Housing?

I'm still working on this housing article for The Gambit, and they've given me 2,000 words, which is the most I've ever gotten for a paid gig! The topic is so interesting -- and I'm learning so much -- that even 2,000 words isn't enough space.  Good thing I have a blog to share some… Continue reading Look Closely: Do You See a Beautiful Park or An Absence of Affordable Housing?

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I Need Your Help in the Wars to Come…I mean in the Week Ahead.

Sorry -- couldn't resist the Game of Thrones joke in the title.  I've been listening to a 67-episode podcast series (one for each episode of the HBO show), and it's taking up way too much of my brain space.  But, if you like the series and are excited for the upcoming final season (less than… Continue reading I Need Your Help in the Wars to Come…I mean in the Week Ahead.