A Hero & A Father

Posted by on Jun 19, 2011 in Journalism, Newspapers, Writing | No Comments

For father’s day, I’m sharing this link to one of my favorites stories – a piece I wrote for The Baltimore Sun in 1999 about Vice Adm. William Lawrence, a test pilot and former POW, and his astronaut daughter, Wendy. Click here: A Hero & A Father Also sending Father’s Day wishes to my dad, […]






“A Day at the Office”: authors Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan & Peter Mountford

Posted by on Jun 14, 2011 in Authors, Books, Journalism, Newspapers, seattle, Writing | No Comments

Cheryl Tan and I worked together nearly fifteen years ago at the Baltimore Sun. She’s since worked as a fashion writer at the Wall Street Journal and recently published her first book, A Tiger in the Kitchen. During her recent visit to Seattle, I got together with Cheryl and local author Peter Mountford (author of […]






Tribute to legendary ski film director Warren Miller

Posted by on Jun 6, 2011 in seattle, Writing | No Comments

*UPDATE (June 7): This event has been postponed due to a scheduling glitch. It is going to be rescheduled for some time in the fall. I’ll keep you posted. This Wednesday at 7pm, I’ll be on stage at Seattle’s Benaroya Hall with Warren Miller, who is receiving a Golden Space Needle Award for lifetime achievement […]