The Lost Painting

“The past held many secrets, and gave them up grudgingly. Sir Denis believed…
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On the Road Again

The Guidebook to South Carolina Historical Markers by Edwin Breeden is a wonderful…
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Ex Libris: Where the Red Fern Grows

“I have never been back to the Ozarks. All I have left are…
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Ringing the Dinner Bell

Memories of my childhood in the summertime growing up in Columbia were punctuated…
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Ex Libris: A Farewell to Arms

My first encounter with Ernest Hemingway was in Dr. Paul Ragan’s 10th grade…
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A Poet Reborn

It all began in August 2006 when a New Mexico disc jockey, Scott…
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Ex Libris: Born to Run

“The best runner leaves no tracks.” — Tao Te Ching Running is the…
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Ex Libris: Children’s Easter Favorites

While there may not be as many children’s books for Easter with an…
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The Revenge of Pearl Harbor

President Franklin Roosevelt described Dec. 7, 1941, as a date that would live…
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Ex Libris: A Night to Remember

In 1898, a poorly acclaimed novel called Futility was published about a luxury,…
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I Cannot Tell a Lie

When told that Napoleon Bonaparte was once attacked by a throng of angry…
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Ex Libris: Northern Money, Southern Land

The South Carolina Lowcountry, especially from Charleston to Hilton Head, is a beautiful…
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