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Requiem for the Dream: Remembering Warren Miller

July 6, 2018.Blog

Requiem for the Dream: Remembering Warren Miller Published in Freeskier, February 8, 2018 It was his signature line, usually delivered after a final, rapid-fire sequence of people flying through snow on mountains you had only heard of until then: “If you don’t do it this year, you’ll be one year older when you do.” Pioneering filmmaker, […]

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Not Yet, Surfragette: Women Athletes Still Sidelined At Big-Wave Competition

July 6, 2018.Blog

This post originally appeared in The Huffington Post on February 15, 2016. HALF MOON BAY, CALIFORNIA — Despite a regulatory requirement to develop a plan to include women surfers, the organizers of the iconic Mavericks big-wave surf competition – staged most years on a deadly section of coastline here — did not include any women […]

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The Ghosts of Ellicott City

June 1, 2018.Other Work

This story is from Banjo Lessons, my first (unpublished) novel. I wrote it in 1986, when I was 24 years old, and the countryside, farmscapes, and historic small towns of Maryland were succumbing to suburban and ex-urban sprawl spreading out in all directions from Baltimore and Washington DC. I was moved to re-visit this story […]

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