MY Blog

A space for thought, for writing, and for updates on the projects keeping me busy these days. I’ll keep you posted on the adventure of publishing the novel City of Wisdom, the effort to restore Alewife Brook in Cambridge, and–broadly–the effort to face the civilization-threatening effects of climate change. Glad you’re here!

The Great North

The Great North

In October I’ll make my first-ever visit to Reykjavik to attend the Arctic Circle Assembly. If all goes well, I’ll be setting up research in Iceland next year on how communities in the far north are coping with climate change. To learn about Iceland, I’ve started...

The Silence

The Silence

My younger son left for college last week, taking with him the joyous snap and growl of his electric bass and—indirectly, because we agreed they’d waste away in his empty room—the fish he’d been raising for years. Now this house, that used to always sound like running...

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