Articles and Essays

When I have new writing to share, I will add a short description and a link to this selection of my articles, essays, and radio essays listed on this page. Please check back often to read more. Thanks!

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I’m working with The Jenkins Foundation on an ongoing series of articles about carbon monoxide (CO) poisonings in hotels called CO Experience Project. CO victims and their families have acute and lingering experiences which are seldom reported on and not routinely tracked. The articles I’m writing highlight victims’ and families’ personal stories in their own words.

A recent experience of unconscious communication may have saved my life and had me contemplating and marveling about birds. The connection is real, and I wrote about it on page 16 in EdgeScience. 

So many important stories about how we have coped in the era of COVID-19. Here’s one of mine from the Colorado Sun, about  helping my sister through the first round of the pandemic.

For Brain Injury Awareness month, I wrote in the Huffington Post about brain injury in our lives and in our society. Click here for my article for the Huffington Post.

Joe Donahue with WAMC and the Roundtable program is a great interviewer and bibliophile. Click here for my interview on WAMC Northeast Public Radio with Joe Donahue.

An opinion piece about using creativity for the greater good, in the Albany Times Union.

Now for something different! A public radio essay that has nothing to do with brain injury.
I’m a fan of The Ramones, especially Joey Ramone.

More of my favorites coming soon!