Published Work

Non-Fiction Articles & Stories

MASSAGE Magazine (and massagemag.com)

Guideposts.org

Angels on Earth Magazine

  • From Your Lips to God’s Ear (July 2011 print edition)

ProcrastinatingWriters.com

La Porte Herald-Argus

Going for gold (and silver, and bronze) – La Porte man counts father as inspiration for Special Olympics  (6-27-2009)

Guideposts Sweet 16 Magazine

(bimonthly print, ceased publication 2007)

  • The Sweet 16 MySpace Survey Pop Puzzler [music-related crossword] (August/September 2007)
  • Quiz: Who’s Not Acting Their Age? (February/March 2007)
  • Celebrity Quiz: Stars at Work (June/July 2005)
  • Quiz: What’s Your Tanning IQ? (June/July 2005)
  • Relient K’s Back! [band profile] (February/March 2005)
  • 10 Ways to Nix Nail-Biting (August/September 2004)

Guideposts for Teens Magazine

(bimonthly print, ceased publication 2004)

  • Cover story: Get That Stacie O. Glow [interview with singer Stacie Orrico] (June/July 2004)
  • Beauty feature: Lip It Up! (February/March 2004)
  • DIY: Have Yourself a Crafty Christmas (December/January 2004)
  • Quiz: Are You a TV Addict? (August/September 2003)
  • In Step with Switchfoot [band interview] (June/July 2003)
  • Cover story: The Simpsons: Keeping the Faith—or Just Fishing for Laughs? (April/May 2003); referenced in “A Homeric Odyssey” by Noel Holston (Newsday, 4-27-2003)
  • Cover story: Leigh Nash of Sixpence None the Richer (February/March 2003)
  • ‘Roid Rage [news] (December/January 2003)
  • Celebrity Q&A: Olympic weightlifter Cheryl Haworth (October/November 2002)
  • The Right to Pierce? [news] (August/September 2002)
  • Record Labels Feel the Burn [news] (June/July 2002)
  • A Time to Kill? [news] (April/May 2002)
  • Hollywood’s New Turn-Off [news] (December/January 2002)
  • Hurricane [first-person true story] (October/November 2001)

Guideposts for Kids Magazine

(bimonthly print, ceased publication 2001)

  • Candy Corn Crazy! [feature] (September/October 1999)
  • Thanks, Dad! [seahorse feature] (May/June 1999)
  • Look Who’s Talking! [feature on Luke, Cody, and Nathan Ruegger of the WB’s animated series Histeria!] (March/April 1999)
  • Hog Heaven [groundhog feature] (January/February 1999)

Eckerd College Review / The Siren (print)

  • Review of David Wojahn’s The Falling Hour (1998)
  • Review of Stanley Kunitz’s Passing Through (1997)
  • Review of Jeanie Thompson’s Witness (1996)

Florida Times-Union

(County Line print news section)

100+ weekly “Teen Scene” humor columns (1992-1995)