Articles & Essays

Includes Animal-related, Business, Miscellaneous, and Boating.

In addition to freelance work, I also have five years experience as a reporter and section editor for Pacific Northwest newspapers, covering environment, business, and government issues.


Tests show no lead: recent bald eagle patient has chance at recovery, Rowena Wildlife Clinic Blog

Ski slope staff save freezing Barn Owl, Rowena Wildlife Clinic Blog

Feeding winter songbirds? Here are some tips, Rowena Wildlife Clinic Blog

Just a Cat, Gorge Literary Journal

See a wild animal baby alone?, Rowena Wildlife Clinic Blog

Conference provides loads of info to wildlife rehabilitators, Rowena Wildlife Clinic Blog

Postpone tree removal/pruning until fall or winter, Rowena Wildlife Clinic Blog

Busy beavers help themselves and their ecosystems, Rowena Wildlife Clinic Blog

Bobcat: A sight to behold!, Rowena Wildlife Clinic Blog

On Turkey Vultures, Gorge Literary Journal

Reindeer antlers — did you know . . . ?, Rowena Wildlife Clinic Blog

Dog saves flying squirrel, Rowena Wildlife Clinic Blog

Tips For Leash-Walking Your Cat, Family Motor Coaching Magazine

Fawn hit by car can expect normal adulthood, Rowena Wildlife Clinic Blog

Story of the saw-whets has a happy ending, Rowena Wildlife Clinic Blog

Long-term raven patient recovers, Rowena Wildlife Clinic Blog

Bailey’s Decision, Chicken Soup for the Soul: I Can’t Believe My Cat Did That! (book anthology)

Bald eagle released by Rowena Wildlife Clinic, Animals of the Gorge Blog & also published in the Hood River News & The Dalles Chronicle

Homeless-cat study sets off firestorm, Animals of the Gorge Blog

Starlings: the bad, and yes, the good, Animals of the Gorge Blog

Watch Whales the Right Way, Sail & Power Cruising Magazine

Watching Whales, Sail & Power Cruising Magazine

Whale Carcass Sunk, San Juan Islander

Are the orcas finding enough salmon in winter?, The Redd

Weekly Marine Mammal column, The Islands’ Weekly, 2 years

Scientists discover Pacific Northwest orcas heavily loaded with toxins, Making Waves, the national magazine of the Surfrider Foundation

Canadian Government declares Pacific Northwest orcas threatened, Whatcom Watch


Sailing in the Computer Age, Desktop Computing Magazine

Goodyear Nelson Hardwood Co. Inc: Serving the hardwood industry for 54 years, National Hardwood Magazine [trade magazine]

Fruit of the Grape, South of the Border

Sharman Maddox found a way to be a sane superwoman, Prosperity Network Magazine


Dealing with dementia, Columbia Gorge Magazine

Your beer cans will outlive you, Latitude 38 Magazine

Resource Center offers energy alternatives, The Energy Papers

The History of The Whale Museum, Washington Heritage Bulletin

Bellingham, 48° North Magazine


Living Aboard: We should be so lucky, 48° North Magazine

PITCH – Level racing success in Pacific Northwest, Yacht Racing/Cruising Magazine

Big fleet for Ranger 20 NationalsNor’Westing Magazine

He finds romance in wooden rowboats, Seattle P-I Sunday Magazine

Racing on Bellingham Bay, Castoff Magazine

Weekly Boating Column, The Bellingham Herald, 1 year

Videotape your cruise, Pacific Yachting Magazine