Author: Megan Holt

With This Ring: McHenry – Smith

Victoria Knox McHenry and Derek Michael Smith were both first-year medical students at LSU, and neither was looking to meet someone. That all changed when Derek’s lab partner, who was also a good friend of Victoria’s from college, invited them…

Waring – Mcintosh

Nina Pape Waring was enjoying the single life in college and had no intention to find a serious relationship. That all changed one day at a Carolina football tailgate party, when she met Duncan Scott Mcintosh Jr. Everything Dun said…

With This Ring: Lupo–Bieker

While waiting for his blind date, Alexander William Bieker knew nothing more than her name and that they had been set up by his stepmother’s friend’s daughter, who just knew the two would hit it off. When he finally met…

With This Ring: Reily – Yancey

New Orleans native Karen Kristie Reily had just moved back home from New York and was enjoying spending quality time with her friends. Richard Hunter Yancey V, who had been living in New Orleans since college, was also spending a…

With This Ring: Gardner – de Lauréal

In August 2015, Savannah native Elizabeth Grier Gardner was living in Baton Rouge while completing her ENT Residency through Louisiana State University when she happened to meet New Orleans native Henry David de Lauréal, who was working in Baton Rouge.…

With This Ring: Hylton–Nutik

Chelsea Lloyd Hylton matched with a man on the dating app Tinder, and they made a date. However, they ended up cancelling that date and didn’t follow up to reschedule. A year later she matched with the same man, Chandler…

With This Ring: Ordemann–Smith

We have all been asked to help a friend move, but rarely does it lead to romance. Luckily that’s exactly what happened when Kelly Elizabeth Ordemann was helping her friend pack up and move out of town. As often happens,…

With This Ring: Smith – Korengold

In 2011, New Orleans native Kathryn Vinsant Smith attended a Halloween party at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, dressed as the Tin Man. She introduced herself to William McKendree Korengold, who was dressed as a member of the Blue Man…

With This Ring: Lyons – Reily

  Elizabeth Ashley Lyons was living in Nashville and focusing on her country music career. She wasn’t particularly looking to meet anyone when she attended a fraternity party at Vanderbilt University, but William Boatner Reily V’s dance moves caught her…

With This Ring: Barnett – Freiberg

India Devi Barnett was enjoying a girls’ day at the Bulldog on Magazine Street when she heard a voice scream “Indiiiaaaaa” (à la “Stelllaaaaa” in Streetcar Named Desire). The voice belonged to William Hunter Freiberg, who had gotten her number…

Pottharst – Girolami

  Sarah Villere Carnahan Pottharst was living in Verona, Italy, when her parents came to visit for a few weeks. The three traveled to Venice, where her mother set off in pursuit of a particular style of earrings. She found…

With this Ring: Rafferty – Tidmore

  Katherine Barkley Rafferty’s friends were tired of her staying home all the time, so they dragged her to the Bachelors’ Club ball on the night before Thanksgiving. Of course, the event turned out to be a blast, and she…

With This Ring: Branton–Weidenhaft

Abigail “Abbee” Lee Branton was 18 years old when she met 21-year-old Jonathan William Weidenhaft at a mutual friend’s game day party. They caught each other’s eye as the Saints played the Bears, but they never really talked. Two months…

With this Ring: Geary–Philips

When Elizabeth Ashley Geary moved to Los Angeles, she was focused on graduate school, not romance. She and some friends joined a dating app just to meet new people. Michael Kent Philips was also using the app, and he and…