I am an avid skier, both downhill and cross-country, who lives in Portland, Maine. I have a degree in history from the University of Chicago and have been interested in all aspects of history ever since my graduation.
I have been a snowsports journalist and photographer since 1987, writing for numerous newspapers in Maine and New Hampshire plus three national magazines.
I have been on the board of directors of the Ski Museum of Maine since 2006 and have served as its curator and research director since 2010. I serve as editor and principal writer for the Museum’s journal, the Snow Trail. I created the Fireside Chats, narrated digital slideshows that comprise the Museum’s principal education and outreach program. These have been presented in dozens of communities all over the state of Maine.
In addition to the Ski Museum of Maine, I am a member of the New England Ski Museum, located in Franconia, New Hampshire, and the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame and Museum, which is located in Ishpeming, in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Plus I have visited ski museums in Vermont, Colorado, Utah and California.
I lead ski trips, both downhill and cross-country, for the Maine Outdoor Adventure Club.