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We’ve all heard about binge-eating. Well, have you heard of Binge-scrolling on social platforms? I’m becoming one of those people and that ain’t good. From the moment my phone’s alarm goes off at 5:45, a strange urging in my head makes me pic…

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Day two with the rental car starts out okay. The car is parked right in front of the hotel and is easy to find. There is a slight inconvenienc…

I came across this post on social media by Annie Douglas Warnock. I had to share it because I know exactly how she feels. I must admit I agree…

Don’t you just love a rental car? Who doesn’t like to have a car that you don’t have be concerned about maintenance or how you drive it? The s…

Last week Connie and Steve came for their annual 4th of July visit and by Friday morning we were ready for a quick road trip to Mepkin Abbey i…

Why? It’s a question I ask all the time. Why do these projects I get into take so long to complete? I shouldn’t be complaining at all. Most th…

While the debate over the county’s budget, and if there really is a shortfall, continues to make headlines, some have asked county council to …

I’ve been watching television shows about the moon landing in 1969. It’s hard to believe that 50 years has passed since then. Who could think …

As I have stated before, there are very few things that warrant me taking the time to write about because I try to leave the writing to the ex…

The mission of Salute from the Shore is to salute and honor America’s Armed Forces on the Fourth of July. The sacrifices and commitment of the…

Just when I thought it was safe to go outside. I’ve got a friend that keeps up with everything. He watches about four hours of news everyday. …

When I was a child my parents would take me along on plane trips. Delta was the premier flight. Kids were presented with metal flight wings (I…

The fourth of July is here and all Americans hopefully will embrace the day without fear, total liberation and the American spirit.  

In 1978 Bunny and I lived in Florence in a cute house, had good jobs, a dog we adored and a precious new baby. Life was good, but we wanted to…

The life so short, the craft so long to learn. That’s a quote from Chaucer. (You know the father of English Literature) There are lots of quot…

Sunday mornings I sit on my back porch and have my coffee. I get up early enough to hear all the birds awakening to fulling the air with their…

I bet you’ve heard of the Werewolves of London. The movie or the song has come across your mind. Well there is something else that is in Londo…

When is a jar more than jar? When it looks like a Mason jar. I came across an article in the Summer 2019 edition of Azalea magazine. The vesse…

Over the years I’ve had lots of friends that were Highway Patrolmen or policemen or sheriff’s deputies. During those years they had all sorts …

I came across an online quiz from Hitchcock Farms. The farm conducted a nationwide survey to see what people know about fruits and veggies. Ac…

I just got back from Merry Old England. Went over there for my 45th wedding anniversary. (More on that later.) Mostly we were in London. That’…

I hope everyone that loves food enjoys my rants about it. Food to me is an adventure. At present I’m reading a book about insects and which on…

It’s Jimmy Buffett time again. I try to go see his show any time that he is close by. I’ve been to Charleston, Charlotte, Atlanta and now Oran…

Blessed with two beautiful children, now 16 and 21 years old, this approaching Mother’s Day brings many reasons for me to pause and thank my L…

Did it again! Went down to Florida and flew Crazy Horse. Not Crazy Horse the nightclub, Crazy Horse the P-51 Mustang fighter plane. Wow, what …

Last week I was prescribed something that treats ulcers. I refuse to believe I have an ulcer but since I had a flaming cauldron in the pit of …

The best sleep I ever had was probably on an eight foot slab of a table. I used a seat pack parachute for a pillow. When I went out to the air…

I got to be a hippie recenlty. Each year Graham’s Historic Farms in Lake City plays host to Hippie Fest and they celebrate “peace, love and al…

I got to go to the annual fish supper. Some of my friends have been going on a fishing trip in the spring for the past 20 years. At least I th…

You know it’s spring when Little League has its opening day. Lush green fields groomed by the director and his crew welcome hundreds of youngs…

In January a Denver couple received a scam phone call from a man who told them he had kidnapped their daughter. The man was very convincing th…

The official name is Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour. Sir Elton John is doing his final tour. You’ve heard that before. This is the last time …

Apparently baking takes the blues away. Maybe that’s why you rarely see an angry cook. Remember the chef on TV who espoused the healthy virtue…

Remember the August 2017 solar eclipse that carved a path through South Carolina? Bright daylight gave way to shadows, which then gave way to …

I have a friend that says his ex-wife has a heart made of coal and he doubts she ever had a soul. Not sure if that is true about the coal but …

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