As a full-time
freelance writer with a lifetime involvement in animal and environmental issues my work often profiles ‘out of the mainstream'
subjects whose lifestyles or actions enhance relationships with the natural world or minimize negative impacts.
I'm a contributor to Driving Digest, Carriage Driving Magazine (UK), Virginia Sportsman, The Old Farmer's
Almanac, Back Home, STORY, the magazine, Draft Horse Journal, Mother Earth News, Rural Heritage Magazine, Small Farmer's Journal,
The Chronicle of the Horse, E-Magazine, Country Living, Heavy Horse World (UK), Birds & Blooms, Persimmon Hill, New Mexico,
Enchantment, Farm & Dairy, Ohio Farmer, Farm Times, Sawmill & Woodlot and others.
My work has also been
published in Country Journal, Harrowsmith Country Life, Acres, Action Line Magazine, Das Zugpferd (GR), Corriente Corresponder,
The Sun, Country Traveler, Ohio's Amish Country, Ford Times, The Friendly Exchange, Woods & Water News, American Small
Farm, Animal People, Veggie Digest, The Woolly Times, The Cape Breton Connection, Firelands Farmer, The Horseman's Corral,
Bee Culture, Mules & More, Broomtail (AU) and many other publications.
As She Lay Dying, a short story
about regret was published in the 2004 Writing the River Anthology.
Here Lies Jack, a short story about
a dog that refused to stay buried was awarded 2nd place for prose in Anthology Magazine.
Kingdom News & Views was an environmental-theme newsletter which I
created and published for two years circulated by subscription only.
I strive for objectivity and to provoke
readers to look at life from different perspectives. One such example done in a point-counterpoint format examined allegations
by animal rights activists against Sea World of Ohio. This and another
article were excerpted by Sea World of Ohio for inclusion in their public
My life is shared with 3 dogs, 6 cats, 2 donkeys and a flock of geriatric free-range chickens.
I'm currently at work on Leaving Fifth Street, a memoir.
Samples of my work can be viewed at the following links:
Nebraska is for the birds.click here to download file
Birds & Blooms.
Concord Coach PDF
Farm & Dairy article.