• February 8, 2015: Reading physical books used to make me converse with strangers more than eReaders do, and they led to some interesting conversations. I wrote an essay reflecting on this for Ozy.
  • January 28, 2015: I always get excited when I see kids’ menus with unique offerings. I wrote about five Boulder restaurants with good kids’ menu options for 5280.
  • January 12, 2015: Journalism jargon can be confusing. I had some fun with the terms in this quiz for Contently’s site The Freelancer. Hint: One question requires you to choose more than one answer for it to be correct.
  • December 9, 2015: I have an essay appearing in the new anthology Never Will I Ever (And then I had kids) out today. Funny collection of doing those things you said you never would. My piece is about buying a slow cooker.
  • November 30, 2015: I have a short essay about moving to suburbia in the December issue of the Denver magazine 5280. It’s out on newsstands now.
  • November 27, 2015: My essay about working in Amazon’s customer service department during the dot com boom is up at Salon.
  • November 17, 2015: I wrote about places to visit in Denver for Paste Magazine’s travel section.
  • November 9, 2015: Do you ever wonder if something your kid is doing really counts as screen time? My FAQ about screen time for McSweeney’s should help answer your questions.
  • October 23, 2015: My essay about buying and renovating an old house is up at the Hearst websites for Country Living and House Beautiful.
  • October 9, 2015: I have a new satire piece up on the Brain, Child blog detailing a daily mom timesheet. There are a lot of minutes in the day with young kids.
  • October 1, 2015: Just got word an essay of mine was selected for the Lose the Cape Anthology Never Will I Ever… (and then I had kids). The book should be out by Christmas.
  • September 29, 2015: I have a new essay up at Washington Post’s “On Parenting” blog about small children melting down in public. Schadenfreude is involved.
  • September 2015: I sometimes wish there were more options for changing or not changing your last name when you get married. So I brainstormed some new ideas in this satire piece up at Buzzfeed.
  • September 2015:  Couple new essays up at Club Mid on Scary Mommy.  One about growing to appreciate fall and another about the comeback of ’80s fashion.  Some stuff really shouldn’t come back.
  • July 2015:  New humor piece about all the conflicting advice on parenting a toddler is up at McSweeney’s Internet Tendency.  It spent several weeks on the “popular” list on the site.
  • I wrote about a trip driving through Patagonia for
  • I received an honorable mention from’s humor writing contest for my essay about flying standby while growing up.  It wasn’t always that awesome.
  • My experience with a CSA was detailed in this essay on The Los Angeles Times’ Health section.
  • Being a reader for a literary journal wasn’t all it was cracked up to be.  I wrote about my experience for Authorship.
  • One of my essays “Caffeine Dreams” received an honorable mention for the humor category of the Soul-Making Awards.
  • My essay about connecting with U2’s song “One Tree Hill” while studying in Spain was published on McSweeney’s Internet Tendency.
  • My essay about an ill-fated hike in Cinque Terre was published in the anthology Italy from a Backpack

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