Richard Gwin

Richard Gwin has been a photographer with the Lawrence Journal-World for more than 20 years. He lives in rural Leavenworth County.

Recent photos

Cancer patient Michael Meyer cracks jokes as he gets a dose of medicine from registered nurse Janyce Nuckolls during a recent chemotherapy treatment at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Lawrence.

Lawrence Memorial Hospital cardiologist Elizabeth Guastello listens to the heart of patient Carole Klopp, of Lawrence, on Wednesday. Guastello, who started at the hospital in September, has been trying to raise awareness about women's heart health with the help of colleague Christina Salazar.

Michael Beard, executive chef at 715 restaurant, 715 Mass. in Lawrence, prepares an appetizer of fegalo, an Italian-style liver sausage wrapped in caul fat.

The fegalo appetizer is an occasional special at 715, 715 Mass. The dish, served atop caramelized onions, features Italian-style pork liver sausage wrapped in caul fat and garnished with a laurel leaf. Chef Michael Beard suggests pairing the strong-flavored meat with with Sangiovese or Chianti.

Michael Beard, executive chef at 715 restaurant, 715 Mass. in Lawrence, prepares his fegalo appetizer. The dish, an occasional special at 715, features Italian-style pork liver sausage wrapped in caul fat — the fat that encases the pig's vital organs such as the heart and liver — and garnished with a laurel leaf.

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