From the Editor: Deck the Halls with Boughs of Holly

I am not sure where 2019 went, but it’s hard to believe that…
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Ex Libris: How to See Fairies

Perhaps the best part of childhood is believing in magic and fairies, with…
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The Collard

Chosen as the South Carolina state vegetable in 2011, the collard (Brassica oleracea)…
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Calling It Right

Famous sportswriter and conservationist Nash Buckingham once said, jokingly, “A duck call in…
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Knock, Knock!

First impressions are important: a handshake, eye contact, and a smile. Standing at…
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Savory Suggestions: Cheesecake

Variations abound of cheesecake that has Greek and Italian roots, and it is…
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Party Protocol

he holiday party season is in full swing, promising evenings of fun conversation,…
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A Literary Holiday

Are there readers left who are weary of plastic greenery and wire-and-bristle conifers…
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Help, Hope, and Dignity

These are the powerful words of William Booth, words that became the mission…
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Beneath the Surface

Plaster possesses specific qualities of the earth: it begins wet like mud but…
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Sugar Magic

Caramel, in all of its delicious forms, is one of life’s most pleasurable…
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A Private Island

Columbia is well known as a city with a great location, close to…
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