I’ve mentioned here before that one of my most long-standing projects has been writing the Today’s Daughters section in American Spirit, the award-winning and simply stunning bimonthly magazine for the… Read more Another Amazing Daughter →
As a freelance writer for a variety of healthcare-focused clients, I’ve had the opportunity to write about the opioid crisis more than once in recent months. The first opportunity came… Read more Writing About the Opioid Crisis →
Through one of my clients, I recently had the opportunity to write some website copy for a new tiny home development in Austin, Texas. It was so much fun learning about the development, all the tiny little homes and especially what draws people to the lifestyle. I was sold! Of course, I think if my family were going to join the ranks of tiny house living we would need a tiny house compound. You know, one for my husband and me, one for the kids and their toys, and one… Read more I Have Tiny Home Fever →
Despite what airline marketing materials and children’s books would lead us to believe, there aren’t a whole lot of female pilots out there. While researching this article, a profile on… Read more I Interviewed a Female Pilot →
Yesterday’s mail included the latest edition of American Spirit, the award-winning magazine of the Daughters of the American Revolution for which I’ve written since 2005. Inside this issue was a… Read more Connecting With Family Over a Little-Known Patriot →
The Problem With Overdiagnosis, which appeared in the Q3 2016 issue of HealthTrust’s The Source magazine, has been one of my favorite articles to research and write for HealthTrust. I’d like to take 100 percent credit for coming up with the idea, but that credit goes to a 2015 New Yorker article written by Atul Gawande called Overkill. The concept of overdiagnosis—and the subsequent overtreatment that often comes with an overdiagnosis—is really interesting to me, and should be interesting to lots of people—whether providers, patients or payers. Read the full article here.
I was on vacation in Jamaica in February 2016 when I got an email, out of the blue, from Metro Nashville Public Schools. They were looking for a project manager and editor… Read more Metro Nashville Public Schools: New Sites for Schools →
DAR is one of those organizations that everyone knows, but may not know much about. For example, you may be surprised to find out that during the three-year term of… Read more American Spirit: A Spotlight on Service →