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On the first morning of 2017

Last night (New Year’s eve) I dreamed I was working back at the travel magazine of my 20s, and Barack Obama was the editor in chief. The office was in a skyscraper the size of an entire city block, and … Continue reading

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Leaving the Martha’s Vineyard fair at sunset

                      My car is a glider on farm roads, up into the pinking clouds and away    

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Dirty hands

A month ago I started doing a CSA workshare at a local farm one morning a week in exchange for a full share of weekly produce. I wanted to get my hands on the fresh vegetables and learn a few … Continue reading

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Not just the facts

I was getting ready for an interview recently, a follow-up phone call for a magazine piece profiling a semi-famous person. An entrepreneur who’d started off on the completely wrong foot before finding the right calling as a television personality, and … Continue reading

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Sochi, My Worrisome Valentine

I first heard about the stray dogs of Sochi via my twitter stream, when a sweet homeless Shepherd (https://twitter NULL.com/mattgutmanABC/status/431052207585501184/photo/1)-mix was posted by ABC journalist Matt Gutman. Several days later, U.S. skier Gus Kenworthy posted a photo of the litter (https://twitter NULL.com/guskenworthy/status/433317626878885888/photo/1) he plans … Continue reading

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Out Of My Comfort Zone

The other day I stood at the camera angle of this hallway, which was even creepier and darker than it looks (the iPhone has a decent flash). To say the walls were crumbling would be an understatement; where the drywall … Continue reading

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