Biography

Learn more about the organizations and visit some of the places I’ve come to know over the years:

Midwest Food Connection
Development Consultant

Minneapolis and Tours Sister Cities
Board Member
Marketing and Communications Chair

Society for American Baseball Research
Research Committee Co-Chair
Regional Chapter Meeting Presenter

Baseball Statistician 
Major League Baseball, St. Paul Saints, American Legion

Hennepin Theatre Trust
Communications and Development 

Metropolitan Regional Arts Council
WedgeShare Charitable Giving Program
Grant Panelist

Grant Professionals Association
Peer Reviewer

Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement
National Conference Scholarship Winner

Star Tribune:
At 2,341 feet below ground, visitors can meet Minnesota’s mining history
Quad Cities is another gem of a river city
Embarrass is an uncommon stop
Minnesota’s own Field of Dreams is in Miesville
Rochester has its own dramatic veterans memorial
In the steps of an American vintner
Montreal’s other Basilica
Visiting a sacred place in Carmel by the Sea
Casa Loma: Finding Edwardian England in Toronto
More than baseball at spring training in Arizona
Lima: The next foodie destination
Unusual Portland: Protect yourself from an average visit
A visit to Cafe du Monde
Accomodations on the cheap for your next trip
Gluten free traveling

Pioneer Press:
Mutual Aid Cultural Connections
We Got Game

City Pages:
Movies: “Blood Stripe”
Movies: “Krisha”
Books: Mary Roach’s “Grunt”
Books: Ila Borders’s “Making My Pitch: A Woman’s Baseball Odyssey” 

MinnPost:
Serene Wellstone memorial pays tribute to eight lives lost eleven years ago
Re-enactors bring to life the First Minnesota’s pivotal role in the Battle of Gettysburg

Lake Superior Magazine:
Chisholm’s love for the great American game

AAA Magazine
AAA Weekender Harmony
AAA Weekender Northwoods League

Minnesota Good Age Magazine
Time Travel

Food Wine Travel Magazine
Cologne’s Cathedral: You Really Can’t Miss It

Edible Twin Cities:
Winter Food Finds Up North

Sister Cities International
Hotline to Sweden Leads to Sister City Connection

Have Blog, Will Travel
Small Town Delights in La Crosse

Mix: A Twin Cities Natural Food Co-ops Publication 
Sunrise Creative Gourmet: A Family Tradition on the Iron Range
Grass Run Farms: A Different Look at Beef
Co-Op Enterprises Build a Better World

Hennepin History Magazine:
Victory Memorial Drive
Basketball and DeLaSalle High School: A Shared History

St. Louis Park Magazine:
Stops along Cedar Lake Trail provide insight into city’s past
Je Suis La en Vacances (I’m Here on Vacation)

Rollin’ Oats Journal:
Land Stewardship Project Celebrating 30 Years

Twin Cities Film Fest:
Cafeteria Man
Trust, Greed, Bullets and Bourbon
All the Time in the World and Band of Robbers

Book Reviews:
Budget Travel for the Genius

“Put it before them briefly so they will read it, clearly so they will appreciate it, picturesquely so they will remember it and, above all, accurately so they will be guided by its light.”
Joseph Pulitzer