Photo of Ashley PadgettAfter more than a decade of windblown misadventures ranging from the plains of central Ohio to the western foothills of Appalachia, Ashley Padgett has settled into the business of putting down roots in the Port City of Wilmington, NC. Having a keen interest in the human condition, she has pursued Anthropology at EKU in Richmond, KY, and at Wilmington’s own UNCW. She is currently in her fourth semester of study in the Masters of Liberal Studies Interdisciplinary program, and this is her second issue copyediting with Palaver.