Below is a sample of my magazine work in print and pixels. 

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"Spy Camp"

World War II Magazine, January/February 2021

Prince William Forest Park has 37 miles of hiking trails—and a secret OSS past.

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"Parabon Labs is Having Huge Success Solving Cold Cases, and That's Just the Start"

Washingtonian, January 2020

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"A Beat of Her Own"

Virginia Living, December 2017

Defying expectations at every step in her career, Teresa Reichlen's path as a dancer has been anything but typical.

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"Crash Town U.S.A."

Virginia Living, August 2016

 

In Ruckersville, cars vie for the Academy Award of the automotive industry-- "Top Safety Pick."

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"An Unhidden Gem"

 

Virginia Living, June 2016

Great Falls is battling to remain a rural redoubt against the tidal wave of Northern Virginia development. But how long can the tony enclave hold out?

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"More Curveballs for the Loudoun Hounds Baseball Club"

Northern Virginia Magazine, May 2016


The long-awaited team faces more obstacles in its attempt to bring baseball to Loudoun County.

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"Swim Back in Time" 

Virginia Living, August 2014


Before the chlorinated sanitation of symmetrical swimming pools and the roar of neon waterslides, cooling off on a scorching summer day meant heading off to the nearest swimming hole. And it still can.

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"The Green Island"

Virginia Living, November 2011


A private-public partnership is working to protect the enigmatic swamp that has captured Virginians' imaginations for centuries.

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"Five Things You Don't Know About Ikea (But Should!)"

 

 Mental Floss Blog, August 2009

So, just how popular is IKEA? It’s estimated that 10% of living Europeans were conceived on an IKEA-produced bed. It’s time you learned a little more about the company and its reclusive owner.

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"Three Red Roses and a Bottle of Cognac"

Literary Traveler, 2009

Every year, out of a cold Baltimore night, in the dead of winter, a nameless man appears at the old Westminster Burying Grounds, places three red roses and a bottle of cognac on the grave of the cemetery's most famous occupant, and disappears as wordlessly as he came.

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"Turkey: In the Shadow of Ataturk"

Pology, January 2007

His face peers out from above my desk at work; he watches me in the bank line, following me on my daily errands. Ever since I arrived to teach and live in Turkey, I have felt the constant presence of one man, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, founder of modern Turkey.