Recent Writing

In The Letter that Led to a Lost Swedish Family History, the chance rescue of a 113-year-old letter opens the door to a long-ago love affair and the unveiling of a hidden past. (This article appears in the Fall 2015 edition of AMERICAN ANCESTORS, vol. 16, no. 4, pages 47-51. It is reproduced by permission of the New England Historic Genealogical Society. For more information about AMERICAN ANCESTORS magazine and the New England Historic Genealogical Society, please visit American

Worcester, Massachusetts is reinventing itself using legacies of its industrial past. Find out how in my March 24, 2013 article in the Boston Globe Travel section.