It's the best part of the day right now. It's not quite six, I'm having my first cup of hot, steaming coffee (heavy on the cream, leave off the sugar), I'm the only one up (well, except for Sonny, the big fat Russian Blue cat)...
Last week, I talked a little bit about the process of making soap. The floral scented batch was cooling in the mold. Now it was time for some honey oatmeal soap. A recipe I had done time and time again.
Last week I had lunch with three old friends. All of us are proud South Carolina natives, amateur history buffs and great fans of barbecue. We decided to meet at a new barbecue joint that we were all anxious to try.
Back by popular demand is our holiday favorite, “The 12 Sites of Social Security.” It's inspired by the popular traditional holiday song, “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” a holiday favorite since 1780. Play it again,...
To the editor:
I knew what was in the package as soon as I saw the website's logo on the side. My immediate, almost involuntary reaction was too let out three loud grunts not unlike the war cry of the Spartans from the film “300.”
When my grandmother became one of the first people in the eastern half of the county to have telephone service, it was absolutely nothing like our phone service of today.
When I was a schoolboy, there was a kid down the street named Rodney who had an “attitude problem” — or at least that's what the adults called it. To me and my friends, Rodney was just a jerk.
On Dec. 31, the nation celebrates National Make Up Your Mind Day. The timing is perfect to coincide with those pesky New Year's resolutions. Some decisions are big and you might need time to plan before you make up your mind. Other decisions are...
I was talking to some Facebook friends about the big book of computer info called “The Complete Book of Computers for the Complete Idiot.” I reminded them that its main use is as a doorstop; a $69.99 doorstop.
The other night, I made myself a sandwich from leftover Thanksgiving ham. I trimmed and tossed the fattier pieces to the two dogs waiting with a sort of eager patience at my feet, singing.
Happy Holidays, Happy Holidays!
Thanksgiving is my favorite time of the year because it leads directly into the Yuletide and Christmas. It isn't the presents that make the Christmas season joyful, it's the familial spirit that binds us to each other.
Gov. Nikki Haley is on an 11-day trip to India. There are some who are grumbling, calling her trip just another post-election junket by a politician.