Caroline Gallay graduated with a journalism degree from the University of Missouri and has written for a variety of publications both in the U.S. and abroad. She's a Houston Heights native and St. John's grad with a special interest in lifestyle and human interest reporting, and has been working at CultureMap since October of 2009, when she appeared at the office and refused to leave. She was given a desk and a regular paycheck that January. Caroline enjoys seafood, sno cones, snogging, summertime and alliteration. Check out her column, Home and Deranged, here.