Ashley Stimpson

Ashley Stimpson is a freelance feature, travel and outdoor writer based in Baltimore. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in AAA’s Home & Away, South Carolina Magazine, Chesapeake Bay Magazine, the Maryland Natural Resource and the Potomac Review. An avid backpacker, Ashley enjoys exploring the region for new places to set up camp, walk her pups and photograph wildlife.

Danielle Tepper 

Danielle Tepper is a recent Maryland transplant; she resides in Rockville and is still exploring her new hometown and our nation’s capital as much as possible. She works full-time in email marketing for The Humane Society of the United States and loves being part of a movement to help animals. Danielle enjoys reading, photography and finding new favorite restaurants. She’s addicted to hazelnut coffee and “The Walking Dead.”

Mary Beth Andrews

Mary Beth McAndrews is a freelance writer who was born and raised in the area. When she’s not writing, she’s either hanging out with her cat, Zucchini, or trying the newest restaurant in Washington, D.C.