A handwritten letter is an endangered species in the current world of text messages and emails. However, in the colonial days of South Carolina, a handwritten letter was not only the primary way information traveled, it was also a true literary form.
Dirt is the canvas for a gardener’s artistic brushstrokes. Hues of green and brown layer across a gardener’s painting with pops of vivid color … yellow, pink, blue, purple, red. Nature’s flora showcases the pinnacle of artistic beauty.
It is rare to find a person who does not love where they went to college, but during the collegiate years of my children, I found that I was also drawn to the schools they attended and to the cities those schools call home.
Fall is definitely time for planting, and it’s also the perfect time for enjoying time in the garden. It is a delightful season to appreciate the intoxicating fragrance of Tea Olives blooming all over the Midlands.
When Michela Schildts earned her psychology degree in 2011 from the University of Florida, she never imagined she would use those skills gleaned in college to calm and consult flood victims in Columbia, South Carolina.
People have been carving jack-o’-lanterns for centuries, but not always from pumpkins. The tradition originates from the Irish legend about “Stingy Jack” who cheated the Devil twice and got away with it.
An alligator lurks below the cattails of a murky pond, a barn owl weaves between pine tree branches, a bobcat gingerly pursues a field mouse, and a turtle basks under the blanket of South Carolina’s sticky heat.