Voucher schools should be more open (Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council, June 5, 2013)

Investigative articles

A Frail System (Day 2): Wisconsin nursing homes fail to report deaths, injuries (Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, Feb. 18, 2013)

A Frail System (Day 1): New state law conceals records of abuse, neglect in nursing homes (Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, Feb. 17, 2013)

Under legal pressure, Wisconsin coal-fired power plants curb emissions (Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, Nov. 19, 2011)

Emergency response often uncoordinated in post-9/11 era, Gold Prize winner for Best Background, Analytical or Interpretive story, Milwaukee Press Club, 2012 (Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, Sept. 11, 2011)

Explainer: What is fracking? (Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, July 31, 2011)

Should raw milk sales be legalized? (Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, June 26, 2011)

Cocktail and food articles

Hip Sips cocktail column archive (Madison Magazine, August 2010 to January 2014)

Pie in the Sky: Fresh Pizza at Naples 15 (Madison Magazine, December 2012)

Swine Time: Swine Rules at A Pig in a Fur Coat (Madison Magazine, October 2012)

At Mermaid Cafe, Everything’s Local and the Sandwiches are Stars (Madison Magazine, September 2012)

Where Brunch Beckons: Sophia’s Bakery and Cafe (Madison Magazine, August 2012)

Tried and True Tacos: Authentic Mexican at Taqueria Guadalajara (Madison Magazine, July 2012)

Small is Big at Bradbury’s Coffee (Madison Magazine, June 2012)

Square Roots: The 40th Anniversary of the Dane County Farmers’ Market (Madison Magazine, May 2012)

Night Play: Natt Spil’s After-Hours Hangout (Madison Magazine, May 2012)

Prohibition cocktails, part 2: Maraschinos, as they were (Wisconsin Public Television, Oct. 26, 2011)

Prohibition cocktails, part 1: How to mask bathtub gin (Wisconsin Public Television, Sept. 28, 2011)

Blog post: Cocktail recipe, elegy: Underground Kitchen’s #44 (July 13, 2011)

Pie Palooza 2010 celebrates local food… oh, and pie! (Isthmus, Nov. 11, 2010)

Blog post: A well-lit apple is worth 30 grand: Behavioral economics and the USDA (Nov. 1, 2010)

Agritourism thrives at Schuster’s Playtime Farm in Deerfield (Isthmus, Oct. 20, 2010)

Blog post: A seat for everyone at the locavore table (Oct. 16, 2010)

Arts and culture articles

Potty politics: Why women are pissed off about restrooms (Curb Magazine, fall 2010)

Hot mamas: Here comes the ‘momshell’ (77 Square, April 18, 2010)

Blog post: At Mattel, it’s a mad, mad world (March 16, 2010)

Best of the Bay Area (San Francisco magazine, July 2002)

Pop Art: Shasta vows ‘miracle’ sign will rise again (San Francisco magazine, June 2002)

Casting Call (San Francisco magazine, April 2002)

Education articles

Madison’s transition education program gets homeless kids in school (Isthmus, Feb. 8, 2010)

Q&A: Madison schools superintendent Dan Nerad on challenges in his second year on the job (Isthmus, Feb. 8, 2010)