I have written for The Washington Post, Washingtonian, Bethesda Magazine, Parenting, BabyTalk and Washington For Women. Here is a sample of some of my writing work.


50 Gifts I Gave Myself for my 50th: “What makes you happy?” my therapist asked.  Aside from my children, I had no answer.  Strange to some, I know.  I had lost my identity.


Meeting Their Match: Local couples share the (funny, touching, scary) stories of how they met

Class of  '81: Nearly 30 years ago, they were the extraordinary teens of their generation—the class leaders, the valedictorians, the captains of the football teams, the royalty of the high school halls who seemed to have all the gifts to go far. So how far did they get?

Where We Were on 9/11: Area residents recall the moment they learned of the terrorist attacks on 9/11.


A Suburban Mom’s Ascent from Hell: “I’m Maria, and I’m an alcoholic.” I choked the words out. I stared at the ground, not wanting to make eye contact with the guy from my church or the neighbor.