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A Virtual Lifeline for Venezuelan Refugees

Mary served as an independent contributor for this powerful story in the Pantheon blog. visit

The Water Petal: Nourishing from Within

An excerpt chapter from Mary’s book, Building in Bloom, appeared in Trim Tab, the Cascadia Green Building Council’s quarterly publication. view pdf

Logging on for Children’s Health Information

This article about using the Internet to find reliable health resources appeared in Healthy Children, published by the American Academy of Pediatrics. view pdf

Focusing on Love

This overview of Judith Fox’s I Still Do, a book of photography and poetry that honors her ailing husband, appeared in Preserving Your Memory, published by the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation. view pdf

Women in Science Make Connections

Mary assembled an overview of associations and professional organizations catering to women working in the sciences throughout the Puget Sound region. view pdf

A Coastal Case Study

This overview of the restoration of New Jersey’s historic Absecon Lighthouse appeared in Suburban Home and Garden Resource Guide. view pdf  

The Most Perplexing Passage

Mary interviewed best-selling writer Gail Sheehy for this piece about her latest book, Passages inCaregiving: Turning Chaos into Confidenceview pdf

Federal Regulation Puts New Focus on Alzheimer’s

This report on the National Alzheimer’s Project Act appeared in Preserving Your Memoryview pdf

Web-Savvy Caregiving

Mary interviewed her Web-Savvy Patient collaborator, Andrew Schorr, for this Preserving Your Memory article offering tips on how to use the Internet when caring for a loved one with memory loss. view pdf