Commentary & Essays

San Francisco chronicle, July 2018

My daughters are the face of a new america

Opinion on assumptions about prince charming, the rise of a lady doctor, and mixed race marriages. 

San Francisco Chronicle: OCT 2017

Wine Country
Community Fused by Fire

Reflections on living beyond the reach of city fire trucks and the aftermath of the 2017 Napa and Sonoma County wildfires for hill-dwelling vintners. 

San Francisco Chronicle, Dec 2015

The Last Bench

Thoughts about a very old good friend who died too young.

Bay Nature, January 2008

My hill

A tribute to the lay of the land around a place close to my heart. 

estuary news, september 2018

hothouse earth

Reflections on California’s Global Climate Action Summit – click onto the sidebar “Hothouse Earth.” 
YBCA Photo: Megan Nguyen