27 Years Since Hugo

In 1987, my mother and I were living in an oceanfront condo in Garden City Beach. When I finished school that year, my mother decided to return to her hometown (Hampton, SC) to renovate her grandparent’s home. Just two years later, the very place we had called home for many years was ravaged by the historic force of nature known… Read More “27 Years Since Hugo”

Fireworks, Parades and More: Your Guide to Independence Weekend on the Grand Strand 2016

Fourth of July weekend is always a busy time on the Grand Strand. There are events for every age group and interest alike. To help you plan your Independence Day festivities, we have compiled a list of fireworks displays, parades and other patriotic events. Enjoy, and have a safe and happy Fourth! Fireworks Displays for Fourth of July Weekend Friday,… Read More “Fireworks, Parades and More: Your Guide to Independence Weekend on the Grand Strand 2016”

Grieving Our Lost Icons

2016 has been a bad year for legendary musicians. We’re not even half way through the year, and we have already lost such legends as David Bowie, Merle Haggard, Glenn Frey, Maurice White, Natalie Cole and most recently, Prince. Obviously, most of us do not know these people personally, so why then do we seem to mourn them as if… Read More “Grieving Our Lost Icons”

Spring Cleaning: Clean up your space and renew your spirit

I’m not sure who coined the phrase “spring cleaning”, but there is just something about spring that encourages us to renew, reorganize and refresh our homes and lives in general. Take advantage of this burst of spring fever energy to revitalize your surroundings and bring serenity and organization to your surroundings. Here are a few tips: In the kitchen. Get… Read More “Spring Cleaning: Clean up your space and renew your spirit”