Trip of Renewal: Sedona

Trip of Renewal: Sedona

Winner, Trips of Renewal Essay Contest 2009 I traveled alone to red-rock country in Sedona, Arizona. The drive from the airport took me past places named Horsethief Basin, Big Bug Creek, and Soldier Pass Road, evoking scenes from our national identity and Hollywood...
My Son the Mormon

My Son the Mormon

When he told me he wanted to become a Mormon at age 16, I faced strong reactions from people close to me – and had questions of my own. Published in Washingtonian, September 2006, pages 43–48. Read the article...