Published columns with the Times Herald-Record | recordonline.com
Hudson Valley, New York

A weekly columnist at the Record, I focus on issues that affect the millennial generation. Other topics include social justice, equality and progressive thinking.

A primer on cheesesteaks for those new to Philadelphia – July 26, 2016

Don’t let fear run your vacation; tune off for a bit – July 19, 2016

Craft beer can confuse, but give it a chance – July 12, 2016

You want free concerts? Ticketmaster has a special deal for you – July 5, 2016

Coming to terms with streaming television – June 28, 2016

With a baby on the way, there are “things” to buy – June 21, 2016

How do you raise a child when fear invades? – June 14, 2016

During a pregnancy, the man takes the back seat – June 7, 2016

Transgender identity isn’t simply about appearances – May 30, 2016

Watching over a pregnant wife’s diet can be exhausting – May 23, 2016

A word to those graduating from college this year – May 16, 2016

Why traditional gender stereotypes can be damaging – May 9, 2016

Help clean up local hiking trails with Riverkeeper and Trail Conference – May 2, 2016

We’re pregnant – April 26, 2016

Millennial excuses for not registering to vote – April 19, 2016

Spring Hiking Part 3: A profile of Hike the Hudson Valley, a resource for local hiking – April 12, 2016

Spring Hiking Part 2: Pitch in to help spruce up local hiking trails – April 5, 2016

Spring Hiking Part 1: Going on a hike helps forge inner strength – March 29, 2016

A closer look at the impact of “The Passion Live” – March 22, 2016

Being too old for St. Patrick’s Day pub crawls – March 15, 2016

The problem with schools and history class – March 8, 2016

Donald Trump is the best personal brand out there – March 1, 2016

A primer on disc golf – Feb. 23, 2016

Reflections on a grandmother’s passing – Feb. 16, 2016

Being single in the digital age has its issues – Feb. 9, 2016

Millennials aren’t in love with flashy new cars – Feb. 2, 2016

Remember those who have little during a blizzard – Jan. 26, 2016

That ‘magic’ moment when you realize time is passing – Jan. 19, 2016

Creative rebel David Bowie felt at home in Catskills – Jan. 12, 2016

Cassette tapes and vinyl records are back in groove – Jan. 5, 2016

The Worst Possible doesn’t take a holiday break – Dec. 29, 2015

Passing prized albums onto the next generation – Dec. 22, 2015

House tour reveals folks’ everyday issues – Dec. 15, 2015

We can’t let terror infect America’s values – Dec. 8, 2015

A round of applause for local arts advocates – Dec. 1, 2015

Let’s making shopping local a holiday ritual – Nov. 24, 2015

Shopping for sofa can knock the stuffing out of you – Nov. 17, 2015

Keep raising awareness of sexual assault – Nov. 10, 2015

Finding the antidote to holiday overkill – Nov. 3, 2015

Kudos to ‘Sesame Street’ for spotlighting autism – Oct. 27, 2015

‘Back to the Future’ milestone feeds our need for nostalgia – Oct. 20, 2015

To the selfie-stick crowd, nature’s just another photo – Oct. 13, 2015

Gun violence as the new normal – Oct. 6, 2015

Pope’s message reminds us that family can take many forms – Sept. 29, 2015

Hudson Valley beers are raising the bar for quality – Sept. 22, 2015

Living in a separate reality can offer big life lessons – Sept. 15, 2015

Taking stock of summer brings up gratitude – Sept. 8, 2015

A college degree doesn’t guarantee a fruitful life – Sept. 1, 2015

Members of its church should bring teachings to life – Aug. 25, 2015

Presidential hopefuls must talk to millennials – Aug. 18, 2015

The Catholic Church needs to put people first – Aug. 11, 2015

We all need a vacation from our smartphones – Aug. 4, 2015

Chic way to help farmers: get hitched in a barn – July 21, 2015

Nominees welcome for 2015’s summer song – July 14, 2015

Labeling others is first step to bullying – July 7, 2015

Millennials are slowly making changes in the world – June 30, 2015

For 2015 grads: Here’s some advice – June 23, 2015

Dad shows his emotions with his love – June 16, 2015

Half a world away, it looks mighty similar – June 9, 2015

Time to act on bullying is now – June 2, 2015

Men get bombarded by body images too – May 11, 2015

Now that I’m 30, bring on fatherhood – May 4, 2015

Be respectful if you’re thinking of sexting – April 28, 2015

Pristine hiking trails – keep them that way – April 21, 2015

Make this election be about substance, instead of pettiness – April 14, 2015

Spring means it’s time to take a hike – April 7, 2015

Autism’s shadow shrinks as awareness grows – March 31, 2015

March Madness shows appeal of brackets – March 24, 2015

Church provides refuge from week of sadness – March 17, 2015

20 ways we declare the end of winter – March 10, 2015

Give up night out, donate to food pantry – March 3, 2015

Tanking useful for systems other than sports – February 24, 2015

In today’s instant-info age, question everything – February 17, 2015

Keep it real in age of global communication – February 10, 2015

Flu vaccine: I’ll give it a shot next year – February 3, 2015

Use your resources to make the world better – January 24, 2015

A lesson for kids: Bad grammar can be costly – January 17, 2015

After tying the knot, we had to loosen our belts – January 10, 2015

Ignorance is the enemy we must fight in 2015 – January 3, 2015

Goshen a long way from ‘New Brooklyn’ – December 27, 2014

Renewed again by the true meaning of Christmas – December 20, 2014

SUNY takes a stand on sexual assault – December 13, 2014

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