"Twenty years from now, you’ll be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.” 

Mark Twain

These are My Articles

I love a challenge – a story that stretches me to do things I’ve never done before to truly understand what it is that I’m writing about. I believe that is how writers give readers an authentic experience. Here’s a taste of my most recent work – from newest to oldest. 

Espn’s Toni Collins Spreads Light and Love on Social Media Through Positivity
You never know what you’ll see on Antonietta “Toni” Collins’ Instagram feed: a “good morning” video in Spanish, replays of an amazing play by the Texas Rangers’ Adrian Beltre, reposts of anything from the FC Barcelona account, selfies with her fellow female sports journos and her mentors in sports and broadcasting, her news reports from SportsCenter, moving stories from across the world, pictures of her dogs and shout-outs to the ESPN make-up artists who frequently work their “magic” on the 33-year-old Mexican American. You may not know what you’ll find, but you always know how it will make you feel — uplifted, inspired, excited, informed and entertained.

Jeni Britton Bauer; Bringing Light and Love to Social Media, One Scoop at a Time
There was a time not too long ago when ice cream entrepreneur Jeni Britton Bauer scribbled down requests for specific flavors of her now world-renowned creamy creations in a notebook behind the counter in her shop in Columbus’ North Market. When those flavors were created, she’d whip out that notebook and call every person on the list to let them know their coveted pint of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream was available.

Jump Into the River: Open Waters Beckons Strong Swimmers
Pittsburgh Magazine
Sarah Quesen isn’t afraid to jump in the rivers on a war
m summer day. But her decision to put on a brightly colored swim cap and do the breaststroke has scared others.

Toronto Blue Jays Pride Night Long Time Coming for Some Fans
Toronto Blue Jays fan Jocelyn H. has been waiting for tonight's game against the Baltimore Orioles for a very long time. Tonight marks the first time since the early 2000's that the Jays have hosted a Pride Night. And for members of the LGBTQ community, it's long overdue.

My Marietta: Outdoor adventures are easy when you have the right gear
The Marietta Times
Even though lately it seems like Mother Nature forgot to flip her calendar from January, warm weather is just around the corner and with it is the chance to finally get out and get active. But sometimes, getting out there can get a little confusing.