Despite any given day in 2022 feeling like the world could explode at any given moment, I’ve experienced some sweet milestones that *kind of* offset the current state of things. Continue reading Milestones, Mementos
It feels like a case of December Déjà vu. The holiday season is once again a backdrop for COVID-19 complications. Dare we dream about an end to the pandemic? Continue reading There’s a Catch, 2022
I attended a memorial service for a homeless friend today. His death didn’t make headlines, or the footnotes for that matter, in any local newspapers. And that’s one reason I’m writing about him. Continue reading Meet Jeff: Homeless no more
Baltimore is a fantastic new focus for my writing! I’m honored and blessed to have the opportunity to write for Baltimore Style–and I was surprised and humbled that my first two stories of 2021 became cover stories. Continue reading Hello Baltimore
I’m starting this week backwards.
Let me explain… Today is World Press Freedom Day. And I have to take the opportunity to share some news. Continue reading Awards, Rewards
On a day when I was losing all faith in humanity, an orange sign restored it—at least a little bit. Continue reading Deer Crossing: How a Handmade Sign Helped Me Survive 2020
I set out to run 50 races for 50 causes while I was 50. Little did I know, a worldwide pandemic would intervene.
And so, running became a way for me to process the events of the past year. Continue reading Inspired Miles: Reflections
It’s not all “bad news.”
Amid the pandemic, I’m encouraged by glimmers of hope, innovative solutions, generous giving, thoughtful acts of kindness. They’re there. And I’m so very fortunate to have uncovered quite a few in my recent freelance assignments. Continue reading How is the Pandemic Affecting Pennsylvania?
You know what they say about the best-laid plans.
And this year, 2020, is having a field day with those so-called best-laid plans. Continue reading In the Midst of a Challenge: Inspired Miles
People have been sending me “Karen” memes for months. I wasn’t sure I had anything to add to the discussion until now. Continue reading This Karen Has Something to Say