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Sorting Hat

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According to the neighborhood sorting hat, I’m a Ravenclaw! (Yeah, only Harry Potter fans will find this funny. And I’m not even sure about that.) READ MORE

Volcano

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My neighborhood sits in the shadow of a giant volcano. Aerial photos hardly do justice to its imposing size. It is so big, all who stand at its base … appear to be... READ MORE

Dogwoods and Jessamine

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With all the spring flowers in bloom, the Carolinas are heaven on earth right now. It’s no wonder that South Carolina chose yellow jessamine as its state flower or that North Carolina chose... READ MORE

Spring Has Sprung!

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It’s spring in South Carolina! All the signs are here: azaleas, dogwoods, yellow jessamine, wisteria, Lady Banks roses, irises, honeysuckle, violets, flowering cherries, periwinkle, Japanese magnolias. And pollen. Lots and lots of pollen. READ MORE