"In this industry, it ain't easy staying relevant," I wrote in the Fall 2007 issue of Medill Alumni, the publication for graduates of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.
"I'm a 46-year-old independent journalist who reports on architecture, sexuality and local-global issues. I report for the printed page, public radio, online and podcasts. And, boy, am I tired." Click on the page image to read the rest of the article.