Rawhide Revival

Rawhide Revival

By Ryan Lutz The thought of making work that’s easily consumed and quickly forgotten — what’s the point? I want my work to be cohesive, to age and improve like old leather. ~ Tift Merritt, country folk musician and songwriter TIMELESS MATERIAL When I was a boy, my dad...
Putting the Swig in Swing

Putting the Swig in Swing

And we may take a glass together;The whisky makes it all so clear;It fires our dulled imaginations,And I feel so near, so near. ~ Dougie MacLean By Ryan LutzPhotos courtesy of Sweetens Cove Once upon a time, at the end of a country road in the foothills of a mountain...
Watching the Signs

Watching the Signs

Jordan Trotter makes its mark in Augusta’s commercial real estate market By Ryan Lutz | Photos provided by Jordan Trotter and Amy J. Owen   If you’ve driven on River Watch Parkway lately or turned up Cabela Drive on a shopping or sporting whim, you might have noticed...
Her Own Path

Her Own Path

Daughter of Augusta Makes Judicial History By Ryan Lutz  |  Photo by Chris Thelen Born of the sun, they travelled a short while toward the sun And left the vivid air signed with their honour. ~ Stephen Spender, “The Truly Great” The first time I ever met a judge, I...
Fired Up – Mastering the Art of Grilling

Fired Up – Mastering the Art of Grilling

By Ryan Lutz  |  Photo provided by REC TEC Last Thanksgiving, my heart leapt at my older brother’s invitation. An outdoorsman and exceptional upland hunter, he had invited the family to his house for a meal that included his much beloved dove poppers. Though it is no...