A sampling of my published work


Poetry 101
(Simon & Schuster: Adams Media), September 4, 2018

Personal Essays

Real Life vs. Adventure Life: Handling a Special Kind of Overseas Guilt, Sept. 19, 2016

Learning Japanese? Wall Street Journal Expat Blog, April 20, 2016

The Trailing Spouse’s Guide to Surviving Expat Re-Entry Wall Street Journal Expat Blog, Dec.10, 2015

Screw shyness: It’s not an option as a trailing spouse Metropolis Magazine (Tokyo), Nov. 20, 2015

Play your heart out, Tokyo Tokyo Families Magazine, June 2015

Golden boy: Did you know my kid is kind of a celebrity? Tokyo Families Magazine, April 2015


Access and allies: U.K. universities collaborate with their governments to reach U.S. alumni Currents Magazine (Council for Advancement and Support of Education), December 2016

A global mindset: How international schools make the case for support to a diverse and widely dispersed constituency Currents Magazine (Council for Advancement and Support of Education, November 2016 (cover story)

Be a Fairy Godmother to Your Own Installation Military Spouse Magazine, December 2015

Bali offers great options for all-inclusive family holidays Tokyo Families Magazine, August 2015

Woodblock printmaking parties in AsakusaTokyo Families Magazine, January 2015

Croatian filmaker Rajko Grlic tells powerful human stories of love, hope Perspectives Magazine, Ohio University’s research magazine, Autumn/Winter 2010

Memoirs of a music collector: Renowned folklorist reflects on Ohio’s traditional tunes in new book published by Ohio University Press Perspectives Magazine, Autumn/Winter 2010

For whom the bell tolls University of Cambridge (staff) Newsletter, April-May 2009

The butler did it University of Cambridge (staff) Newsletter, April-May 2009

All things great and ceremonial University of Cambridge (staff) Newsletter, March-April 2009

A real howl at Wolfson University of Cambridge (staff) Newsletter, December 2008-January 2009

Keeping time University of Cambridge (staff) Newsletter, December 2008-January 2009

Cooking up a future University of Cambridge (staff) Newsletter, August-September 2008

Helping women in computer science succeed University of Cambridge (staff) Newsletter, May-June 2008

Keeping Jesus green University of Cambridge (staff) Newsletter, March-April 2008

Plugging into the university switchboard University of Cambridge (staff) Newsletter, January-February 2008

The secrets of Cambridge’s oldest libraries University of Cambridge (staff) Newsletter, November-December 2007

Hitting the right notes University of Cambridge (staff) Newsletter, November-December 2007

Separate Spaces: His and her bathrooms Columbus Monthly HOMES, April 2006

Instant theater – Six plays in 24 hours Columbus Monthly, March 2006

Autism – A Father’s Response Columbus Monthly, September 2005

Turning (Cheryl’s) cookies into cash Columbus Monthly, June 2005

The Overachiever Columbus Monthly (cover story), March 2005

Tiny Muses Ohio University’s Perspectives Magazine, Spring-Summer 2005

Limited Too’s comeback Columbus Monthly, March 2005

A test for BalletMet Columbus Monthly, November 2004


Cooking with beer Dayton Daily News, May 21, 2014

Chefs share their moms’ best advice Dayton Daily News, May 7, 2014

Grilled cheese magic Dayton Daily News, April 9, 2014

Port wine guide Dayton Daily News, March 19, 2014

Scottish Burns night Dayton Daily News, Jan. 15, 2014

Gingerbread house tips Dayton Daily News, Dec. 4, 2013

Halloween cocktails Dayton Daily News, Oct. 23, 2013

Cheeseboard advice Dayton Daily News, Sept. 11, 2013

Drunk cupcakes Dayton Daily News, July 10, 2013

Kids in the kitchen Dayton Daily News, June 19, 2013

Cancer survivor encourages oral cancer screenings Dayton Daily News, Dec. 6, 2012

Shop Etsy for local handmade gifts Dayton Daily News, Dec. 1, 2012

Community helps young girl get a new leg Dayton Daily News, Oct. 18, 2012

Restaurant raiders whip up hot spots Dayton Daily News, July 18, 2012

Green BEAN trying to change the way people eat Dayton Daily News, June 20, 2012

Cancer survivor is advocate for disability rights Dayton Daily News, May 2, 2012

Indian food primer Dayton Daily News, Nov. 4, 2011

Center of Attention: Create your own fall flower arrangements Dayton Daily News, Sept. 30, 2011

How devices like the iPad are helping special needs children, hospital patients Dayton Daily News, April 21, 2011

Babies’ rooms get grown-up makeover Dayton Daily News, March 22, 2011

How to foster a love for reading at a very young age Dayton Daily News, March 1, 2011

8 steps to getting an organized home workspace Dayton Daily News, Nov. 4, 2010

7 tips for creating a cozy home this fall Dayton Daily News, Oct. 27, 2010

Creating a beautiful fall garden Dayton Daily News, Sept. 25, 2010

Stretch your food budget Dayton Daily News, Sept. 21, 2010

Ohio State University

Bebe Miller profile onCampus, Feb. 7, 2002

Spare time onCampus, Dec. 12, 2002

Waterman Lab onCampus, July 20, 2000

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