Cat-Face

This essay/memoir excerpt first appeared in Pithead Chapel. ~ My boss admitted she’d hired me for my personality. Past events had inspired her to

Chicken Divan

This short story first published in Fire & Knives and later published in Oh Comely magazine ~ My brother came screaming into this world like t

Sled Team

A version of this excerpt from MUSH first published in Oh Comely ~ I declared a red alert for puppy arrival to all my colleagues and supervisor

Without Words

This excerpt from my memoir first published in Outside In Literary and Travel Magazine. ~ Kneeling between the leaders at the front of the lines, I

Privileged Perspective in Memoir: Building the Bridge of Trust by Trusting the Reader

This craft essay about techniques authors of memoir use to build credibility and elicit trust first appeared in the Writer's Chronicle. Below is the f

Problem solving pioneers plot library of the future

A version of this article first published in Penn State's IT Stream Magazine ~ ePub and PDF versions are also available >> For centuries,

True Story

This essay first published in The Write Life, the Wilkes University Creative Writing program blog. ~ As I settle into somewhat of a writing comfort

Q&A: Celiac Disease and the Workplace

This Q&A was conducted by Jamie Oberdick for the Penn State ITS Climate and Diversity Team Blog when I worked as a marketing and communications sp

Celiac disease remains tough to diagnose

Tara Caimi, For the Centre Daily Times ~ Tara Streno saw her family doctor once a month for about a year, and John Askey received aggressive treatm

Penn State project aims to revitalize PA’s honey bee colonies one queen at a time

by Tara Caimi and Julie Eble •• With drones for breeding, workers for gathering food, and a queen for reproducing, traditional honey bee col