bermuda10/23/14

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Melissa and I were recently in Bermuda for a wedding (more on that later!) and ended up having quite the adventure of our own. The day we were supposed to leave, we were caught in a crazy tropical storm that changed paths and gained strength at the last minute. We woke up to the sound of loud wind gusts (later reported to be 90 mph), bent palm trees and sideways rain. When the storm calmed down a bit, I explored the neighborhood to find giant trees down, power lines blocking roads so taxis were unable to get anywhere — the roof of the airport even blew off, causing the sprinkler system to activate, causing the entire airport to flood and consequently close “until further notice.” After the initial anxiety of dealing with cancelled flights and being stuck and helpless wore off, our extra time in Bermuda ended up being some of the most fun. There was such comradery between everyone swapping storm stories, and there was not much to do but hang around and relax. We spent the afternoon swimming laps and chatting by the pool with white wine, and then had a long dinner at the only restaurant in town with power.

Aside from the storm excitement, Bermuda was lovely — full of the most gorgeous colors (the bluest blues I’ve ever seen) turquoise waters, pink buildings, pink sand, and mopeds lining the streets. As our friendly cab drivers loved to tell us, it was Bermudaful.

the party trailers for garden & gun10/07/14

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LOVED working on this story about some of my favorite people for one of my favorite magazines. Check out the full spread Party Like a Southerner to see some of the coolest entertaining spaces in the South.

mushroom foraging10/02/14

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Adventures in McClellanville mushroom foraging — not really my thing but fun to observe and experience (once). We came home with lots of chanterelles and black trumpets that quickly turned into buttery crostini toppings.

sunday morning charleston09/23/14

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A few shots from a Sunday morning stroll from Legare –> Broad –> Church Streets to enjoy the quiet streets and (finally!) pleasant weather. Charleston feels like an entirely different place without oppressive humidity!

workstead09/19/14

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Robert and Stefanie in their Gowanus studio, September 2014.

See their beautiful work here.

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