Lara Zelman (SMG’02, MET’13), writes in her blog, “The highest compliment a meal can receive in my family is when the diners proclaim, ‘Good Cook Doris.’ Inspired by the great cooks in my family, great meals out, and my travels, I love to experiment in the kitchen and cook up new ideas. My ingredient list is usually filled with local, seasonal goodies picked up from the farmers markets.”
Swasti Shukla (CGS’09, CAS’11) is “a vegetarian foodie with a passion for health, fitness, and animals.” Her blog is full of recipes, from Pumpkin Pie “Pudding” to Easy Chinese Stir Fry. “I love to create tasty, healthy, and easy recipes that replicate my favorite unhealthy foods,” she writes.
Rebecca Feher Tegnelia (CGS’98, COM’00) is a stay-at-home mother of two. Before having her children, she was a publicist, an event planner, a realtor, and a television host. Her blog “is dedicated to all of the mommies (and daddies) who truly have no idea what they are doing.”
Thomas J. Mickey (COM’73) is a master gardener, landscape designer, communication professor, and author of America’s Romance with the English Garden (Ohio University Press, 2013). He blogs about “how 19th-century seed and nursery catalogs influenced American gardening, and how through their words and illustrations we became seduced by the English garden model.”
Steve Chen (CAS’04), an IT professional, sold nearly everything he owned to travel. He has been backpacking around the world, and blogging about it, since June 2010. “From scuba diving to skydiving and almost everything in between, I’m keen to have a go at it,” he writes.