Every once in awhile I get lucky and the Muse strikes…it’s even luckier if it’s at a time when an editor has a fun assignment for me. Below are some of my favorite pieces from the last few years. I hope you enjoy them!

Duke’s Smart Home Dorm

Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering is at the forefront of developing smart home technology and integration due to its unique “living laboratory” on campus.


Red Espresso takes on the coffee drinks, published in North Carolina Signature


A profile of a lovely, accomplished family (and the challenges they faced) for their alumni magazine.

Coastal Living

How a small coastal town went metropolian, published in North Carolina Signature.

Rosenwald Schools

Preserving the historic Rosenwald schools in North Carolina, published in Carolina Country.

Medley Meadows Vineyard

A North Carolina vineyard aims to be sustainable.

Dr. Stephen Moore

Doctor by day, successful modern artist by night.


Zely & Ritz in Raleigh is delicious AND sustainable.

Redefining Hope-How Hospice Works

How hospice defines quality of end-of-life.