Published Work

From travel to food, news to essays, my work has 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


Veneto vineyardMy 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


ruslonMy reporting has appeared in newspapers and magazines across the country, from the Boston Globe to the Los Angeles Times. 

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


canary illustrationMy 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

The West

CanyonlandsI’ve written extensively about the changing lives and landscapes of the American West. Here is some of my coverage

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

Special Projects


Papa’s Planet: An Ernest Exploration of the Places Hemingway Lived & Loved

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Something in the Air – Mountain Business Journal: Concerns grow about health impacts from the natural gas industry.

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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.

A Fire Within – The Denver Post: A Wildfire Threatens a Colorado Town.