Links to feature writing

First person: Becoming my parents’ personal clipping service

Spoiling granddogs while waiting for grandchildren

Costume designer Trevor Bowen creates wardrobe magic for Twin Cities theaters

A jolly crew: North Star Santas share the spirit year round

Twin Cities TV reporter helps sick kids with friend’s surprise legacy gift

Like a complete unknown: U of M college students study Bob Dylan’s lyrics as literature

How the recession split the millennial generation into the haves and have-nots

‘Citizen archivists’ decode still-secret telegrams from the Civil War

Unlikely friendship: The civil rights activist and the retired Republican ex-governor

The Lutefisk Evangelist: Millennial makes nice with niche fish

Bingo! High end handbags the prized prize at popular ladies night 

Animal rescue group offers dying dogs dignity and  hospice love

Getting the word out with personal podcasting

DIY death rituals: More Minnesotans seek personal ways to honor, say goodbye to loved ones

What office? Working the world as a digital nomad

Minnesota surrogate mother helps couple start a family

New kids on campus: First Minnesota college program for students with intellectual disabilities

Beloved children’s author/illustrator draws on her strength amid loss and setbacks

Hair color not found in nature takes root in growing number of grownups

Condos in the same building appeal to multi-generational families; sharing a roof but not a bathroom