Shayla Roland, a fellow University of Mary Washington alum, took part in a special project at the historic Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C. She visited the home of Matthew Shepard, the young gay man who was murdered in Laramie, Wyoming, and sifted through thousands of letters to put together a moving exhibition. Read about her in the UMW alumni magazine.
Distilleries are popping up all over Charleston. Serial entrepreneur Scott Blackwell brings vodka, rum, and sorghum whiskey to the scene with High Wire Distilling Co. Here’s the story in Charleston magazine.
Boston and Cambridge have so many outstanding restaurants that I’m just starting to scratch the surface after six months here. I checked out Chef Nookie Postal’s new place Commonwealth soon after it opened. Here’s what I thought.
I interviewed ice skaters Jimmy Morgan and Alex Shaughnessy for Panorama just a few weeks before they competed at the U.S. National Figure Skating Championships. They didn’t make the cut for Sochi this year, but don’t be surprised if you see them at the Olympics one day. Read the story here.
What’s it really like to live without wheat? For this Newport Life Magazine piece, I spoke to several people with celiac disease to find out.
Confession: Part of me wants to be a wedding planner. I just love all of the details that go into planning one of the most important days of a couple’s lives. But instead of doing that, I’ll settle for writing about inspiring real-life weddings. Here are two pieces I wrote for Charleston Weddings about Sara and Gregg Pavone and Jessica and Jeffrey Zucker.
You’ve heard of food trucks, but what about a flower truck? I interviewed the entrepreneur behind Roadside Blooms for Charleston magazine. Read the story here.