When a Spender and a Saver Fall in Love is the story of how I went from being in serious debt to becoming a homeowner, and how spending habits play into relationship dynamics.
This was a piece that had been floating around in my head for a while, and I was initially thrilled when it was published on HuffPost. Of course, they famously do not pay contributors (but exposure!), but at the time it was exciting to see my words as part of a large online publication.
I was one of three writing interns for APW during 2014-2015, writing 23 posts about the emotional and logistical challenges of planning a wedding. You can see all of the posts here, but these were three of my favorites: In the Photos How Do You Know if You Even Want Kids? Wedding Zen Fake-Out
‘On Top of the World in Tasmania‘ was my first piece for BJT, and it received an honorable mention for best single article in a consumer travel magazine in the 2018 Eddie Awards. Further pieces for BJT can be seen here.
I was a contributor and editor for The Dyrt, where I got to research, write, and edit stories on the outdoors. I covered topics like bison, forest bathing, and camping with dogs, and came away with a long list of places I want to visit. View my stories for The Dyrt here.
This story is about the days before FaceTime, when the Relay Service was cutting edge technology. My parents are Deaf, so when I needed to call them there was always a third party on the line. It’s also behind a paywall, available to Boston Globe subscribers.