Contributor to @Slate. Freelancer out & about (@NYTmag). Former editor. 'Relentlessly sane' — @elongreen

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I'm a journalist and editor who reports on big ideas, surprising stories, and misunderstood corners of the culture. My interests include history, religion, women, books, preservation, and the intersection of any of the above.

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@publicroad — 9,707 followers, 40,540 tweets

Sep 23, 2017

*toddler gets to ride in a horse-drawn carriage at orchard* "What do you think, Mary?" "No otter." Technically correct, it is not an otter.

Sep 22, 2017

@ryanbeckwith @ebruenig 1. No one constantly yelling "WHY?!?!" to help refine & articulate every single household decision 2. Must purchase alarm clock 3. ??? TK

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