Happy February 2021


Happy February & Happy Valentine’s Day!

Dear Reader,

Thanks for checking in with AroundWellington.com this month!  We celebrate 15 years in business this month too.  Due to COVID-19, we couldn’t have a party to celebrate, but we did have a Zoom happy hour (see photo below. L to R: Dianne Park (Writer), Krista Martinelli (Founder/Editor), Melanie Lewis (Mommy Moments Writer), Denise Marsh (Cultural Corner Writer), Bryan Hayes (Living Green Writer) and Terri Marshal (Travel with Terri Writer). 

It’s Black History Month, and our travel writer Terri Marshall takes us to a few key destinations to visit in celebrating Black History.  See Travel with Terri.”

Meanwhile, writer Denise Marsh interviews photographer Danielle Judd and pays a visit to her fun, busy studio.  See “Cultural Corner” this month.

A candid and personal view of the Coronavirus comes to us this month from writer Julie Khanna.  Yes, she made it through a dark period of time.  Read “My Dance with the Devil” in Ask the Docs.

Where in the world is Mike May this month?  In On the Move with Mike, he takes us to Huey’s on the River in Savannah, Georgia for some beignets and other treats. 

It’s a big weekend with the Great Charity Challenge happening last night (2/6/21) and Superbowl Sunday happening today.  By the way, I’ll have a story about the GCC for you next month and some great photos from Lois Spatz.  Congratulations to the YWCA who took home the grand prize of $100,000.

Thanks to all of you who send us your events.  Just a reminder, you can also submit events using this link on our site Submit Content to AW!”

We are looking for an advertising salesperson for our online publication.  This is a part-time position and offers a completely flexible schedule.  If this sounds like a good fit for you, send your resume to me at: aroundwellington@gmail.com with the Subject Line “Advertising Salesperson.” 

Thank you, Happy February, Happy Valentine’s Day and have a wonderful month! 

Best Regards,

Krista Martinelli



Celebrating 15 Years!