The world in which we live today is quickly being redefined. It’s not just being redefined by the medical, technological or scientific breakthrough of our times, but unfortunately by man’s inhumanity to man. Over the past few months we have seen horrific murders taken place both in our localities and across the world. Life is not …
My family is always tossing around pearls of wisdom. At my high school graduation Uncle Charles announced, “After you turn fitty, it’s all doctors, all the time. Enjoy your health, gal.”
With all activity in the last few days, I feel compelled to offer the following information to explain why I voted against removing the Confederate battle flag from the Statehouse grounds.
If you have been following the local and national news this week, you have seen South Carolina being focused on for several reasons. In addition to the funerals of the Emanuel AME Church members, charges brought on Dylann Roof, and plane crashes in Berkeley County, the South Carolina Senate and House addressed the budget vetoes and the Confederate …
My purse never ceases to startle me. It’s like “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom”: I’m not sure what it contains, but hopefully the contents are worth the fight.
Frank Johnson, Editor of The Berkeley Independent and Goose Creek Gazette, is leaving for greener pastures, and as an homage to Frank, I dug deep into the archives to fish out a story about our early days with The Independent, particularly the weekend I helped Frank shop for a couch. So, Frank, get out your Man Card, it’s up for review. …
In the Huge News department, check it out: Barbie, that high-heeled icon, has changed to flats. I’ll pause to let that sink in: Barbie in flats!
I have had a problem my whole life with being appropriate.
Life is never dull at Crazy Acres. Just last week we had a locked room—I mean, a fenced yard--mystery.
A Georgia man drove through his house last month, because he wanted to.
Hang on, Berkeley County, someone has mastered (sort of) the art of Tweeting.
You might not want to read this while you’re grilling: Over Memorial Day weekend, an Indiana woman stabbed another woman IN THE EYE for eating the last rib at a cookout.
Do you ever look around and think, “Only in South Carolina?”
According to a recent scientific study, 50 people aged 51-to-80 were subjected to this test: Can you stand up from the floor without using your hands?
Sometimes I think people are going crazy faster than I can keep up.
I watched David Letterman’s final show last night with a sense of school pride.
I have written about this topic often before. My family has a thing for food.
Random thoughts while eating cashews and waiting for a load of socks to dry:
The natives are restless at Crazy Acres, and by “natives”, I mean our roosters, Ben and Jerry.
If you wait around long enough, and find someone with the right amount of money, you can pay to have a study done on just about anything you want – and get the results you want, too.
Back in the day, legendary coach Bear Bryant (Roll Tide!) filmed a famous commercial for South Central Bell Telephone. He looked into the camera and said, “Have you called your mama today? I sure wish I could call mine.” Ever since, some version of that commercial pops up around Mother’s Day
A new Chick-fil-A opened in town last week. Many of my former northern friends — Yankees — asked me, “Why is this news?”
Lord, what a flap over Bruce Jenner’s interview with Diane Sawyer last week.
If anyone knows why I’m laughing, sobbing and screaming simultaneously, give me a clue.
I suffered a mishap the other night.
I spent three days with my grandson Carter.
“Keep your friends close and your enemies closer.”~ Sun Tzu, Chinese general and author of “The Art of War.”