Writing

My writing has appeared in hundreds of publications that range from highly-regarded to plain old odd. 

Here is a light sampling of my work:

Boston Globe

As a Globe correspondent, I have written everything from juicy cover stories for the Sunday Magazine to personal essays and human interest pieces. 

A few favorites:

June 2017 Loving the heck out of my Home Boys

Feb. 2017 Words with Sisters

Jan. 2017 Getting creative with Wedding Menus 

April 2016 Staycation Cover Story

The Shoe Game Sneaker Freaks Take Boston

Read all about sanctioned non-monogamy in Boston. Beyond Monogamy 

(This one landed me on Fox News.)

Great places to treasure hunt in the Boston area. Much retail research required for 33 Top Spots to Shop Antiques

Charles Dickens was a literary rock star on his 1842 Beantown  visit. When Dickens Came to Boston

On the sweetness of running into an old crush Hello Thirteen

Ah, the challenges of sleeping around the hood Bedroom Diaries

Love Stories (Sort Of)

Literal-Latte 2017 Essay Contest Prize  Livin' on a Prayer

Purple Clover Our Dance With Leonard Cohen

Brew Magazine  Love in an Airlock

Patheos  Why I Pray

Spirituality & Health Magazine Damien Echols Surviving Prison

Treasure Hunting

WBUR/NPR Cognoscenti Rethinking the Bucket List

Skirt Magazine Mighty Aphrodite

Hartford Courant The Man in the Park

Modern Bride Something Old, Something Used

Parenting

As a regular Mom.me blogger, I dig into my family life for teenage tales.

Washington Post On Parenting

Literarymama has published several of my pieces and anthologized this one: Motherkind

Mamazina  Murder and the Family Bed

Polishing Stone On Being Here 

The Toronto Star (my first real publication) Batter My Heart

Family Fun  The Power of Project Do It

Recent Favorites

Proto Magazine An Ocean to Cover

National Public Radio/WBUR Election Lessons from Death Row

Brevity Blog  Advice to College Graduates Contemplating the Writing Life

Grown & Flown I Want to Go to College, Too

"THE NEW YORKER" CAPTION CONTEST

Here are the ten words (so far) that I've published in The New Yorker