The latest in my coverage of the Gregory-DiMartino family, survivors of the Boston Marathon. Rebekah had her leg amputated on Monday. I spoke with her over the weekend before the surgery. Despite the […]
A reporter since 2000, covering the aftermaths of both tsunamis in Asia, the fight for LGBT rights in the U.S. (including the Boy Scouts of America's struggle over the question of gay marriage) and several natural disasters plus shooting and bombing tragedies, I'm starting Campfire as a forum to share stories as I contemplate my next life chapter. Topics I'll feature will include conservation, the environment and our collective love for the great outdoors - from penning my own hiking reviews to sharing stories (photos, blogs and videos) from others. The idea is to celebrate life, all of the "ups and downs." I hope you'll join the conversation.
A controversial interview I did with the leader of the anti-gay marriage camp ahead of the Supreme Court decision on whether or not to hear same-sex marriage cases pending before it. Is NOM […]
Shortly after her wife died in March, Arlene Goldberg had to give up the beloved South Florida home that the couple shared. Because Goldberg’s 2011 marriage to her partner of 47 years […]
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons recently contacted me with this inquiry regarding my coverage of the ongoing, difficult recovery of a survivor of the Boston Marathon. I had to read it twice! […]
A subject that has rarely been studied, it proved difficult, too, to find subjects in active duty and veterans’ families to speak with me on this hard, complicated topic. Fortunately, three families […]
NEW YORK – A yellow cab creeps along a desolate Manhattan street, following Aludein Marks and a friend on a cold spring night. Marks, a teen who identifies as a transgender female, […]
A very enjoyable story I worked on: “From Field to Fork”: Food Banks Start Farming to Feed Needy. I traveled to Detroit to follow the movement of fresh produce from a food rescue […]