Editing Clips

I’ve assigned and edited articles on a variety of subjects, ranging from the facts on faulty health myths (vetted info is so important) to profiles on inspiring people. Do have a look at some of my favorites.


“Old Styles—They’re Back!” (PDF)
Your ’60s favorites are cooler than ever
AARP The Magazine

“50 Going on 15” (PDF)
Why the best new fiction for adults is written for teens
AARP The Magazine

“Cold Weather Won’t Make You Sick” (PDF)
Research studies are busting all those health myths you grew up with
AARP The Magazine

“My Coworker Is Just a Kid!” (PDF)
How workers can excel in the most age-diverse workforce in history

“Let’s Get Quizzical” (PDF)
Brain gyms help you stay sharp, with memory-boosting games
AARP The Magazine

“Retail Redo” (PDF)
Hey, 50+ shoppers: More stores want to make you happy
AARP The Magazine


“Jumping for Joy,” “Gamer Girls,” and “Business Cards Get Cool” (PDF)
A report on the newest (legal) way to get high, a surprising group takes to gaming, and how the best business cards are far from boring
AARP The Magazine

“The Next Phase of E-Reading,” “Small is the New Big,” “Turning Crafts Into Cash” (PDF)
A book club moves to Twitter; thanks to the recession, tiny stuff gets trendy; craft sites mean creative types can earn extra money
AARP The Magazine

“Never Too Old for Gold” and “Swap and Save” (PDF)
Athletes competing at the Senior Olympics are 50-plus—and fit; how people barter for all sorts of services online
AARP The Magazine


“First You See, Then You Do” and “Go for the Big O” (PDF)
Research reveals why being a copycat could help your relationship, and why oxytocin has a role in more than your sex life
AARP The Magazine

“Til Sleep Do Us Part”
Why a lack of sleep can spell trouble for couples
AARP The Magazine

“My Neighbor’s Wife Tried to Seduce Me!” (PDF)
In this regular advice column, a man wonders whether he should reveal what his frisky neighbor did—or keep it secret
AARP The Magazine


“Arena Stage Show Celebrates Janis Joplin”
Randy Johnson’s musical pays tribute to the Queen of Rock and Roll
Capitol File online

“Sweet Gourmet Treats for Valentine’s Day”
Singles and couples can enjoy these great offerings throughout the day
Capitol File online

“Savor Cider at Virginia’s Cider Week”
The fall-centric drink has a week-long holiday
Capitol File online


“Start Me Up” (PDF)
Working on the Hill and across the country, Steve Case shines a light on American entrepreneurship
Capitol File

“She’s Write On” (PDF)
How one woman overcame vision loss and discrimination to become a top romance author
AARP The Magazine

“A Pilot’s Passion” (PDF)
A former real-estate agent overcomes a brush with death to pursue a daring dream: flying to all 50 states
AARP The Magazine