"I like the way he kisses my hand: My grandmother's life in Jazz Age Paris" - an essay for The Guardian about the story behind The Light of Paris.

A review of Jodi Picoult's Small Great Things for The Washington Post.

A review of Stuart Nadler's The Inseperables for The Washington Post.

"Will vs. Web": an essay for CrossFit Journal  about Nicholas Carr's The Shallows  and how the internet is changing the way we think.

"Like a Phoenix": an interview with the divine Mary Kay Andrews about her book Ladies' Night

A review of Rachel Joyce's Perfect in The Washington Post.

"Where Everybody Knows Your Name": an essay for CrossFit Journal on what happened to community "third places" and how CrossFit gyms are bringing them back.

"Born to Be Mild": an essay for CrossFit Journal on introverts, extroverts, and Susan Cain's Quiet.

"Willpower: Your Secret Weapon": an essay for CrossFit Journal on the surprising reasons you can't avoid going facefirst into a pan of brownies when you're dieting.

"In Loving Memory": a CrossFit Journal article about what happens when a small, close-knit community like a CrossFit box faces the death of a member or coach.