Questionable parenting? Waterfall hiking? All in a day’s work.

Questionable parenting? Waterfall hiking? All in a day’s work.

I’ve been writing a series of articles of fun stuff to do with your kids in the area now that school’s out. Getting out of the office and ...

July 1st, 2016 |  


Lawn Darts, Clackers and other fun toys

Lawn Darts, Clackers and other fun toys

Over the weekend I was surfing the internet and happened to come across a funny article on banned toys in the United States. There were a few from my ...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Don’t limit yourself when reading

Don’t limit yourself when reading

A couple of years ago my husband and I flew out to California for a week. He was there for a wrestling tournament but I had only two things on my mind...

June 26th, 2016 |  


A day of reckoning for America

Someone asked the other day if we’re close to another depression. I’ve done research on the Great Depression and things got quite bad. The...

June 25th, 2016 |  


A kitschy kitchen is a must

A kitschy kitchen is a must

When you live in a 100-year-old home, something always needs to be fixed.Put on a new roof? Great. The driveway needs new gravel. Power-washed the fro...

June 24th, 2016 |  


The greatest gift I could ever receive

The greatest gift I could ever receive

I know that I normally write a column about events such as Mother’s Day and Father’s Day but I just couldn’t bring myself to do it f...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Sen. Martin a plus for area

District 2 is very fortunate to be represented in the South Carolina Senate by Larry Martin. In the past, we were frequent visitors to South Carolina....

June 24th, 2016 |  


Back in the saddle with sand between my toes

Back in the saddle with sand between my toes

Oh, how sad it is to have to return to work following vacation. I certainly don’t mean anything against my co-workers — I love them all. I...

June 18th, 2016 |  


Push-ups are hard … like, really hard

Push-ups are hard … like, really hard

After I had my son Sam, 11 months ago now, the baby weight came off fast. Before I knew it, I was back to my “walking around” weight and i...

June 17th, 2016 |  


Blood donation ban should be lifted

After the initial horror Americans felt concerning the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, many people were left wondering how they could hel...

June 16th, 2016 |