Weather Wisdom

My paternal grandfather, Grandpa Joe, used to say of Earth’s rebirth, “A fellow…
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Ex Libris: George Washington’s Secret Six

By all measures, the American Revolution should have turned out differently. On paper,…
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Et Cetera: South Carolina’s Historic Earthquake

Aug. 31, 1886, began as an ordinary hot and humid day in Charleston,…
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Ex Libris: War and Peace

To be frank, I did not wake up one morning with a burning…
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I’ll Be Home for Christmas

Me and Santa go way back. I’ve met him many times. Not just…
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Ex Libris: Taste of the State

South Carolina’s rich and diverse history encompassing various cultures is reflected in its…
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Dracula

Perhaps no novel has spawned as much fan fiction as Bram Stoker’s seminal Dracula,…
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Explosive Evidence

White Pond, a 66-acre natural lake in Elgin, is far from a sci-fi…
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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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