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Articles and Essays

“A Golden Weekend,” featured in the story, “When Life Felt Normal: Your Pre-Pandemic Memories,” New York Times, April 24, 2020


Eclipse Hunters Detect the Language of the Universe,” Laguna Beach Independent, September 1, 2017


Meet the Lads Who Wrote the Books on Irish Slang,” Culture Trip, October 12, 2016


Welcome to Brand Iceland,” Atlantic Notes, June 4, 2016


The Road Less Traveled: Why Marketing Needs Poetry & Poets,” Medium, A Different Perspective, April 1, 2015


 Pura Vida Magic,” Transitions Abroad, March 2015, (finalist, 2015 Annual Narrative Travel Writing Award)


Literary Tourism: Bloomsday Across the U.S.,” The Airship, June 16, 2014


Insight: Once a Backpacker’s Pit Stop, Puerto Natales, Chile, is Now Ecolodge Heaven,” The Culture-ist, February 18, 2014


“A Family History of Yosemite,” published in, 150 Stories: An Anthology, Yosemite Conservancy, December 2013


Love Letters: Eugene, Oregon,” Huffington Post, September 1, 2013


Why Not in Laguna Beach? “Laguna Beach Magazine, June 12, 2013, guest column proposing a literary festival for Laguna Beach


Irish Lit,” Westways, May 2012


Big Sur and the Legacy of Henry Miller,” Westways, November/December 2011


Environmental columnist and book reviewer, Laguna Beach Independent, 2010-2014


Irma’s Cliff Note Crusade is Worth Joining,” L.A. Times, Opinion, December 15, 2005


Sweet Heat,” Christian Science Monitor, September 5, 1985

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