One thing I started just before the pandemic, in early 2020, was to reframe the kinds of stories I wrote about. It was always flattering when someone said that I was a prolific writer, but focusing on the sheer number made me feel like something was missing. Instead of pitching stories to get work, I […]
An Overdue Update
How are you holding up? We’re eight months into the pandemic in the United States, and many aspects of our lives have slowed down and changed considerably. I’m spending some of my time catching up on things I’ve let slip in busier months (years?), including this update. A couple of weeks ago, my profile of […]
Get a Look at My New Book!
As quickly as it came, summer’s nearly gone. While I’d love to say I’m finally coming up for air from a hectic period of writing and travel, I’m still in the depths of it all. But the good news is that it means more adventures and even more articles. Of special note this month: “100 […]
Summer Solstice was just yesterday, and yet it feels as if it’s been summer for a while now. At least, I’ve been celebrating the longer days. Two big articles and one huge project I’m really proud of were recently published: Discovering Cafayate, for Private Clubs, covers my trip to an up-and-coming wine region in Argentina. […]
Pop the Champagne!
An article I wrote for the San Francisco Chronicle in December 2017 has recently won a couple of writing awards! Quest for the Gray Ghost: Tracking the snow leopard in Ladakh won an honorable mention in the Lifestyle category of the ASJA 2018 Writing Awards, as well as a Gold award in the International Travel […]