Towne + Beech: Where Inspiration Meets Imagination

  Story by Sabe Fink and photos by Kate Reali   When Suzanne Winston enters a room, things happen. The very air seems charged. There is excitement, but it’s serene excitement, if such a thing exists. It’s a heightened awareness of light and beauty and possibility. Winston, a former television reporter turned home décor maven, plus entrepreneur and budding philanthropist, says, “My experience renovating homes … Continue reading Towne + Beech: Where Inspiration Meets Imagination

Our Favorite Books This Season + An Exclusive Author Interview

By Anderson McKean, Page & Palette Bookstore NEW BEGINNINGS As we wade through these uncertain times, each of us is constantly learning and growing, overcoming challenges, and embarking on new endeavors. While there is a sea of “self-help books” aiming to help us navigate those waters, I prefer to read about compelling characters who are charting new territory or weathering a storm. This article features … Continue reading Our Favorite Books This Season + An Exclusive Author Interview

Meet The Legendary Volleyball Coach at Bayside Academy

Story by Jessica Deese and photos by Kate Reali Superheroes have a distinctive origin story. They descend from another realm. Trauma shapes their life journey. Power and pain are both harnessed to help them accomplish miraculous feats, usually helping others. Ann Schilling fits this mythical archetype. Except, she’s not make believe. She’s the real deal. As an average volleyball player at best, I’m grateful I had … Continue reading Meet The Legendary Volleyball Coach at Bayside Academy

Mardi Gras The Eastern Shore Way

  Story by Robin Fitzhugh and photos by Kate Reali and Stephen Savage The celebration of Mardi Gras has ancient roots but in the modern world was widely celebrated in France before there were European settlements in North America. When the French government sent Jean-Baptiste LeMoyne,Sieur de Bienville to begin a colony at 27 Mile Bluff on the Alabama River in 1702, 14 years before … Continue reading Mardi Gras The Eastern Shore Way