The Newsweek submissions

Falling in love with dusk
(submitted November 16, 2002)

Life as usual isn't usual at all
(submitted June 22, 2002).

If the economy acts like it did before,
it won't be because of me.
(Originally submitted Dec. 29, 2001,
updated Feb. 18, 2002)

This time, buying a flag was all about gratitude.
(The NEWSWEEK runner-up, submitted 11/30/01)

How children make us want to live
(submitted 8/31/01)
Columns written for experience, some submitted to various publications,
and selected columns from
The Columbian

Friends and why they matter
April 4, 2004

The real Miss America fairy tale:
It's about empowerment
Sept. 12, 2003

Bad calls and bad form
Sept. 1, 2003

Replacing legends an ongoing event
published in
The Columbian
Aug. 10, 2002

The perfect day to start a baseball strike
July 23, 2002

Thanks to the name on the back of the shirt
published in
The Columbian
July 20, 2002

Bottoms up when the bottom falls out
published in
The Columbian
June 29, 2002

Muffling the echoes of "What do we do now?"
Feb. 26, 2002

A little more than enough is enough
Jan. 23, 2002)

Safeway risks little in going to the web
published in
The Columbian
Jan. 12, 2002

Holiday spirit gets a lift at auto body shop
published in
The Columbian
Dec. 15, 2001

Something was not fishy about the caviar
published in
The Columbian
Aug. 1, 2001
"The Man"
November 2000 to September 2002
"The Man"
July 1999 to November 2000
"The Man"
since September 2002
Behind the jingle bells
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Other people have struggled with signs, too -- June 30, 2005

Just one chance to get the ferry terminal right -- June 18,2005

Topic was date rape; few boys there to listen -- June 9, 2005

Farewell to Manazanar and Bainbridge -- April 3, 2004