Captivating Capsules Issue 18 /// Spring 2017
Top off your spirit package
PUBLISHER & EDITOR Brian Christensen
with a capsule
ASSISTANT EDITOR & SENIOR WRITER Chris Lozier
CREATIVE DIRECTOR Amanda Joy Christensen
CONTRIBUTORS Luis Ayala Shawn Bergeron Renee Cebula Franklin M. Chen, Ph.D. Brian B. DeFoe Carrie Dow Andrew Faulkner Paul Hughes, Ph.D. James E. Hyland Tim Knittel John Koehler Yarrow Kraner
Margie A.S. Lehrman Ryan Malkin John McKee Emily Rickard David Schuemann Marc E. Sorini Gary Spedding, Ph.D. Gabe Toth Molly Troupe Margarett Waterbury R. Scott Winters, Ph.D.
ILLUSTRATOR Lanette Faulkinberry
PHOTOGRAPHERS Luis Ayala Amanda Joy Christensen Carrie Dow GLINT Studios Yarrow Kraner
Chris Lozier Melissa Plantz Gabe Toth Margarett Waterbury
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