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iWent

Yes, Charleston has an Apple Store (complete with a Palmetto tree out front) and today was the big Grand Opening. Unlike fellow Charleston blogger Jared, I was not one of the first 1,000 to get in.  (My dogs had a vet appointment.) By the time I arrived there late this...
TV & Showbiz

Red’s Fight

Patrick’s Place received some sad news that involves local television as well as the world of local writers in the Lowcountry:  author and former broadcaster Red Evans is fighting cancer and was placed in hospice care just before Christmas. Originally known as “The Rockin’ Redhead” on local radio, and then...
Life

Fair Fiasco

My parents came to town today to visit, and we made plans to drop by the Coastal Carolina Fair, a regional (versus a state) fair held each year in Ladson. I’ve only been to Ladson one other time in my life, and it was last year, when I went to...
Life

Small World

It is 1709 miles from the heart of Charleston to Santa Fe. The distance is notable because today Governor Bill Richardson of New Mexico ordered flags in his state flown at half-staff to honor the nine firefighters killed Monday night here in the Holy City. In a press release today,...
Life

Historic Green

For a lot of people, a big swimming pool in the backyard is a sign of success. For me, I could do without the swimming pool. I’d much prefer something like this: While my parents came to Charleston, my mom and I walked down Meeting Street in the downtown historic...
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