In the line of duty
When I was a journalism student many years ago, my college profs encouraged me and my fellow classmates to think about ethics in every class. History of the Press, Newswriting and Reporting, Critical and Editorial Writing, Layout and Design… each course introduced us to discussions about what was ethical, what responsibilities we had as journalists,…
My dog’s bone cancer was in his kidney
My dog was diagnosed with bone cancer in his kidney, but one nephrectomy and one month later, he’s feeling better. Now I’m looking for ways to keep him healthy — and I’m hopeful.
Docs for your shots
We may not be able to travel right now, but art and the imagination have no borders and require no vaccines.
Fighting not just inaction, but disregard
Knowledge is power, and sharing it is my form of activism.
On this #ThrowbackThursday, I’m thinking about my friends in Sioux Falls as news of the city’s coronavirus hot spot continues to highlight the problems that led to it. I’m broken-hearted for the people who work at Smithfield and their loved ones; i’m sad to see a city I love in such a position. This essay…