These are some of the stories that I have written. I enjoy profiling artists & burrowing into the brains of interesting people.
20+ profiles of artists & craftspeople, including:
Prince Andrew Romanoff (shrinky-dink maker, would-be Tsar)
Leonard Koren (author of Wabi-Sabi, creator of WET magazine)
Sim Van Der Ryn (father of 'green architecture')
Geoff Evans (ceramicist, aikido practitioner)
Rachel Corry (shoemaker)
Brittany Cole Bush (shepherdess, leatherworker)
Point Reyes Books
Walter Blair Tom (painter, surfer)
Willis Bigelow (bag-maker, sculptor)
Susan Hall (ceramicist & painter)
Marion McKee (jewelry & mobile maker)
Patricia Briceno (felter, spinner)
Asia Wong (artist, dancer, liaison)
Liz Migliorelli (herbalist, flower essence-maker)
West Marin + West County
About / Mission Statement
Freunde von Freunden
Fletcher Tucker & Noël Vietor
The story of how a couple ditched city life in favor of Big Sur in order to connect more deeply with the wilderness around them.
Frederik Pferdt, Head of Innovation & Creativity @ Google
A tour of the Garage at Google and what it means to be "innovative" at one of the most powerful tech companies in the world.
Cass Calder Smith
An interview with a San Francisco architect known for his iconic, modernist restaurant designs.
"Taste of the Wild"
Meditations on foraging for weed in Golden Gate Park and Gerard Manley Hopkin's concept of the "inscape" for Orion's Lay of the Land series.
Postcard from California: "What Do We Love Too Much to Lose?"
An introduction to the Geography of Hope literary conference with perspectives about climate crisis and women from Gretel Ehrlich
Quitting My Job for the Possibility of Meaning
I decided to quit my job after I watched a TED talk.
On woodworking and the interstices.
On Client-Therapist Relations
Paying $$$ to feel like an awkward incompetent child.
A Benediction for Mourning
The ways we grieve and deal with death.
Water for Neurotics
The transcendence of swimming.
The Art of Letters
The strange & wonderful intimacy of a forgotten art.
The Art of Wandering
On wandering in the wilderness and as an entrepreneur.
One Minute of Mindfulness
Mindfulness as concentration
Inflection Productivity Hacks
The tricks of the trade that the Inflection team uses to get things done.
Why the NYT Innovation Report Matters
Lessons we can learn from the rapidly changing journalism industry.
Introducing Fantastic Fourteen
Why hiring college graduates is essential to a company's growth and culture.
Introducing Inflection 3.0
Th guiding design principles and philosophy behind our new website.
Why Working from Home Works For Us
The success of our semi-structured, highly efficient WFH policy.
Eat This Poem
A magazine about art and culture by eyewear company Garrett Leight
A bi-annual journal of word and image.
A charity art show & publication that brought together 100 artists around the theme of camping.
An independent imprint for photography.
The Harvard Crimson
The daily newspaper of Harvard College.