Mike GrussI’m an editor and freelance magazine writer based in the Washington D.C. area. I’ve worked as a reporter at SpaceNews, as a columnist with The Virginian-Pilot newspaper in Norfolk, Virginia and as an editor at technology magazines in Washington. . My byline has appeared in Runner’s World, the AARP Bulletin, Washingtonian, the New York Times (once), Distinction magazine, Arlington magazine, Bethesda magazine, Hampton Roads magazine, Complete Woman (seriously) and even Mary-Kate & Ashley (I know.) You can find links to a few of my favorite stories on this site.

Obligatory biographical information: I was born in Ohio. I graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. I have run two marathons and eight half-marathons. I once visited the world’s northernmost bowling alley, 71 miles north of the Arctic Circle. (It was closed.)