Happy birthday to...um..me! I started the Half Shell Oyster Blog a year ago this weekend at the Wellfleet OysterFest. It's been a great year of shucking, slurping and learning. Thanks to all my readers and community of oyster loving friends. I couldn't-wouldn't do this without you!
I grew up spending part of every summer in Wellfleet, Massachusetts, which included eating many oysters. After stumbling into an oyster shucking competition in Miami Beach in 2006, I’ve become a fan of the sport and have written about local, national, and international competitions for the Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, American Way Magazine, and the Huffington Post. I've also written oyster-centric stories for Rustik and Modern Farmer. I’ve never met an oyster I didn’t want to eat.