Rebuilding the Cupola

When more than a century of history went up in flames, Columbians gasped…
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A History of Care

When I was growing up in Columbia in the 1950s and ’60s, referring…
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Ex Libris: Carolina’s Lost Colony

March 7, 1685, may not ring a bell in regards to historical events,…
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Ex Libris: Paradise Lost

While the novel is by and large our culture’s favorite style for enjoying…
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The Obstinate Daughter

Scads of books abound about the Revolutionary War in South Carolina. One book…
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The Queen of Crime

“I am not one to rely upon the expert procedure. It is the…
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The Old Boat House

The boathouse was a magical place when I was growing up. My mother’s…
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Ex Libris: The Emerald Mile

Forty years ago this month, on June 25, 1983, one of the most…
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The Cheese Biscuit Queen Tells All

“A shared recipe in the South is more precious than gold … and…
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Moby-Dick

“Consider the subtleness of the sea; how its most dreaded creatures glide under…
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Ex Libris: How It Went

Growing up with all possible free time spent enveloped by forest, fields, and…
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Scents of History

Our senses serve as gateways to the past. More than any other, the…
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