Dear Dad: Making Sense of Making It Great

November 13, 2016 Dear Dad: It has been over a year and a half since I wrote my last letter. Mostly because I have been insanely busy. It seems like everyone lives practically spinning in their own sets of responsibilities and irresponsibilities. We have also been preoccupied with one of the craziest fights in American… Continue reading Dear Dad: Making Sense of Making It Great

My Top Ten Memories of the last 10 Years of the Charleston Wine + Food Festival

March 2, 2015 Dear Dad: Even though I wrote about the subject right after I resigned two years ago as Director of the Festival, I thought with this week's 10 year anniversary that it was a good time to reflect, remind, and recall my top ten moments of the last ten years of the Charleston Wine +… Continue reading My Top Ten Memories of the last 10 Years of the Charleston Wine + Food Festival

What it was like being on the other side of the Festival.

March 11, 2014 Dear Dad: So many people asked me over the weekend what it was like to be on the other side of the Festival that I thought I would be the first to let you know. There are probably others who wanted to ask but didn't think it was the right thing to… Continue reading What it was like being on the other side of the Festival.

The Greatest Friend You Could Ever Have–Lisa Buzzelli

January 5, 2013 Dear Dad: You could only be so lucky to have a friend like Lisa Buzzelli. And this comes from someone who has had a ton of friends in and out of my life. Lisa is one of the most caring, thoughtful, entertaining, engaging, loving, inquisitive friends I have ever had the pleasure… Continue reading The Greatest Friend You Could Ever Have–Lisa Buzzelli