Adair has published hundreds of articles in over 50 national magazines and newspapers. Some samples can be found below.
I write a monthly column for grandparents.com. This is one of them–check the site for the latest.
Who You Callin’ Grandma – More Magazine
I knew I had a problem with the granny thing when it took me two years to find a name I could stand. It had to allow my 2-year-old granddaughter, Ryan, and her baby sister, Maggie, to claim me as their grandmother, as the person ready to open her fridge, her wallet, her house, and her heart to them. But it had to do this without giving me — or anybody else — the idea that I was old enough to be anybody’s grandmother.
The Father You Choose – SF Chronicle
Denial or deification? Remembering a roguish desert rat.
From High Society to a Higher Calling – SF Chronicle
The San Francisco socialite had it all — 10 children, friends, wealth — but she traded it in for life in a convent.
The Chosen Few – SF Chronicle
S.F.’s exclusive clubs carry on traditions of fellowship, culture — and discrimination.
San Francisco – Departures (PDF)
How can someplace so thoroughly known and endlessly described possess such an enduring mystique?
Beetlemania – Via Magazine (PDF)
When everybody’s house was Bugged – “You didn’t own a VW, you lived with it.”