Writing

Articles | Product Reviews | Web Sites | Other

My big project at the moment is compiling material from my time in Ghana. It starts here.

Published work is listed below.

Articles

Silent Confrontations in Klamath Basin, Medium, April 2015. Birders come for moments of grace. But there's a lot we're not talking about.

Interviews for the Coach.me Blog: a series of interviews for the makers of Coach.me (formerly known as Lift); 2014-present. I'm also working on documentation and other content for Coach.me.

Death of a Seamstress, WorldView Magazine, Volume 26, No. 1, Spring 2013.

Cerebral Malaria Inspires PCV to Take Action in Ghana, for Stomp Out Malaria in Africa, November 1, 2012.

Lay of the Land, MAKE Magazine, Volume 18, May 2009. An introduction to permaculture, mapping your property for planning, and land leveling tools you can make yourself.

Backyard Hens: Feathered Friends and Fresh Eggs, MAKE Magazine, Volume 13, February 2008. A guide to getting started with backyard chickens.

Nature: Dogs that Changed the World, PBS "Remotely Connected", April 2007. Commentary on PBS television show about the evolution of the relationship between dogs and humans.

A Human's-Eye View of Telemetry, Pacific Raptor Report, Golden Gate Raptor Observatory, Summer 2006.

Citizen Weather Station, MAKE Magazine, Volume 05, February 2006.

Short Product Reviews

Carhartt Double-Front Work Dungarees (Toolbox review), MAKE Magazine, Volume 25, January 2011.

EX Grabbit Premium Tarp Holders (Toolbox review), MAKE Magazine, Volume 24, October 2010.

Fiskars 28-inch Pro Splitting Axe (Toolbox review), MAKE Magazine, Volume 24, October 2010.

Wood Blaster Log Splitter Wedge (Toolbox review), MAKE Magazine, Volume 24, October 2010.

Watching Birders (Toolbox review of "The Ardent Birder"), MAKE Magazine, Volume 23, July 2010.

Binocs for Beginners, MAKE Magazine, Volume 15, September 2008. Reviews of recommended binoculars in three price ranges.

For Eyes (Toolbox review), MAKE Magazine, Volume 13, February 2008.

One-Stop Book Shop: Lulu (Toolbox review), MAKE Magazine, Volume 12, November 2007.

Sky Calendar (Toolbox review), MAKE Magazine, Volume 12, November 2007.

30 Amazing Minutes: The Way Things Go (Toolbox review), MAKE Magazine, Volume 06, May 2006.

Multipurpose Rubber Coating: Plastidip (Toolbox review), MAKE Magazine, Volume 05, February 2006.

How Your Birding Hobby Can Help Further Science: eBird (Toolbox review), MAKE Magazine, Volume 05, February 2006.

I also wrote several online articles for the O'Reilly Network, 2000-2003; see this page for a complete list (click on "Articles").

Web Sites

I developed and wrote for my own web sites which were sold or transfered to new owners, most notably:

Permie.net - a site about permaculture, January 2008 - July 2011.

Citizen Science Projects - a weblog about projects and opportunities in citizen science; 2004 to 2010. Sold site to The Wild Lab in early 2010.

PointReyes.net - a news and information site about outdoor recreation at Point Reyes National Seashore. 1998 - 2007 when site was transferred to new owners.

Other

Last Grownup in the Woods (PDF) - poster presented at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's Citizen Science Conference, June 2007.

Laika Lou! - a children's picture book, self-published.

Lost Tequila Weekend - publisher of and contributor to this popular print zine, 1996-1997.

Some earlier writing was published under a previous name, Terrie Miller. Please contact me with any questions.