Category: Features

Phippins are paying it forward

As Chris and C.J. Phippin moved around from state to state, their passion for helping foster children always came with them. After moving to Maryland last fall and settling into a property with more space than they’ve ever had,...

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In pursuit of the hot pepper

With quarantine spring underway last April, I agreed to grow a pandemic garden with some neighbors. Taking a poll of preferred vegetables to sow, I prepared to hear the old standbys requested: tomatoes, lettuce, squash, carrots,...

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Ethel Mae studio a pour house

“I don’t know how to paint.” … “I’m not an artist.” … “What if I mess up?” Deanna Pratt has heard it all from her guests the first time they visit Ethel Mae Studio, a creative space she opened a little over a year...

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