Essays and Profiles

My Teen Stuggles with Executive Function: Here are 5 things his coach did to help Harvard GSE’s Usable Knowledge

I’m Part of the Great Resignation: Here’s Why I Left My Job HuffPost

What Marathon Training Taught Me About Writing a Novel The Writer

My 12-Year-Old Son Is Paying Attention to the Kavanaugh Allegations. Now What? HuffPost

The Many Paths to Publishing: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 Palette

Social Distancing Taught Me I Needed to Slow Down Palette

Midlife Lessons from the Melrose Skate Park Melrose Weekly News

Tight Knit: Boston’s Garment Industry Is Woven Into Our History North End Waterfront

Tales from the City, The Boston Globe Magazine


Dream Catcher Bacopa Literary Review and Writing “Dream Catcher” Bacopa Literary Review Editors’ Blog

The Playground Obelus Journal

La Cathédrale, Movable Feasts: An Anthology


Series of Sitting In columns in The Melrose Free Press. Unfortunately, this local paper folded in 2021.

Blending technology into classrooms, 2014

Grant helps Melrose students learn math, 2014

New group invests in Melrose schools, community, 2013

Schools find partners in The Bridge and MAAV, 2013

Bread of Life fights local hunger, 2013

Stop the beat of gun violence, 2012

What will Common Core State Standards mean for Melrose? 2012

Voices of sadness, 2007 (a column about the immigration raid of 350 workers as they sat at their sewing stations in a New Bedford factory)