From travel to food, news to essays, my writing has covered a wide variety of topics and appeared in publications across the country. Please explore the links below for a sample.
My travel writing has taken me to landscapes near and far. Take a tour here, or read some of the stories below.
Body Like a Mountain – Mountain Gazette
Oaxaca Percolates with Culture — For Kids – San Francisco Chronicle Travel
Traveling and Tweeting: An Interview with Nicholas Kristof – World Hum
The House Where Hemingway Lived and Died – Snowmass Sun
My food writing has been about flavors both local and exotic. Have a taste here, or check out some of my food stories below.
A Local Food Revolution — Under Glass – Edible Aspen
Rescue from Barnyard Extinction: Keeping Endangered Livestock Breeds Alive – Out Here
Food Inc. takes Aim at Corporate Agriculture – New West
Winemaking by the Trainload – Edible Aspen
My news reporting and feature stories have appeared in major newspapers across the country, from the Boston Globe to the Los Angeles Times. Here is a sampling, or read below.
Greenspan Raises Red Flag on Energy – Denver Post
Risky Recipe: Big Snow and More Thrill Seekers – Christian Science Monitor
Harp Sounds Soothe Newborns Battling for Survival – Los Angeles Times
Program in Nashville Seeks to Give Renewed Lives to Ex-Prostitutes – Chicago Tribune
I have written extensively about the changing lives and landscapes of the American West. Here is some of my coverage. A few are below.
How the Colorado GOP Killed its Best Shot at Governor – New West
Ken Burns Examines Impact of National Parks – San Francisco Chronicle
A Year of Interior Re-Design: Salazar’s First Year – New West
Hopiland, You’re on the Air - American Profile
My essays have taken on subjects close to my heart and issues that are shaping the world around us. Take a look here for more, or read below.
The Persistence of a Golden Time in the West - High Country News
Wandering Wolf Tracks Lead to Death, and Dreams - Mountain Gazette
Mountain Division Veteran Leaves Legacy, Lessons – New West
Yes We Cannabis: In Colorado, Pot Gets Legit - Huffington Post
Here are a few of the in-depth projects I’ve worked on recently.
Papa’s Planet: An Ernest Exploration of the Places Hemingway Lived & Loved
Democratic National Convention Coverage – New West: The Democratic National Convention focused a spotlight on the politics of the West.
- Despite Convention, Colorado Race a Toss Up
- Barn-Raisings and Shootouts at the Democratic Convention
- Latinos May Be Critical for Democrats
- McCain Popularity Rises With Gas Prices
- Western Pols in Spotlight at DNC
- Colorado Has Day in DNC Sun
Something in the Air – Mountain Business Journal: Concerns grow about health impacts from the natural gas industry.
Fuel to the Fire: A Colorado Energy Boom – Aspen Daily News: A natural gas boom transforms Colorado’s rural landscape and the lifestyles of the people who call it home.
- Gas Industry Booms in Western Colorado
- Landowners Take on Gas Industry
- Officials Left with Little Control over Industy
- Rockies Hold Growing Importance for Nation’s Energy
A Fire Within – The Denver Post: A Wildfire Threatens a Colorado Town.