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travel & Features writer

In the first phase of my career, I spent 10+ years on staff at Southern Living magazine as a Travel Editor. I have also contributed to Coastal Living, Country Living, PreservationBake from Scratch and All Recipes among others

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Rio Grande Gourmet


Rio Grande Gourmet


Before the first raft shoves off from the put-in—a two-hour, dusty-road drive from Terlingua, Texas, and all signs of human life and commerce—Swiss-born chef Francois Maeder and the guides serve everyone gourmet sandwiches and a freshly tossed pasta-and-veggie salad for lunch. That’s the drill for every meal, the most unique example of alfresco dining in the South...
— Southern Living Magazine
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The Characters of Natchez, Mississippi


The Characters of Natchez, Mississippi


Natchez is my seductive mistress. She set her hooks in me the first time I visited, and I am baffled by my failure to shake her. For almost three centuries, this Mississippi town’s mystique has lulled curious travelers and converted many of them to Natchezians...
— Southern Living Magazine
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A Medical Mission to Ecuador


A Medical Mission to Ecuador


The 4-week-old infant squirms on the operating table. Born with a severe cleft lip and palate, he can’t nurse well, and he’s badly dehydrated. This operation to repair his birth defects can save his life. The boy’s parents took an hour bus ride here from a rural village. They also took a chance. The free clinic offers no guarantee—only hope...
— Southern Living
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Virginia's Eastern Shore


Virginia's Eastern Shore


Up and down this skinny strip, small villages are anchored by mom-and-pop marinas, and the landscape features a patchwork of marsh grasses. The people here swear by this stretch of shore...
— Coastal Living Magazine