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Parking Lot Seagulls

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We had a recent patch of cooler, mistier weather…which meant it was the perfect time to visit the parking lot seagulls! On a dreary day, the seagulls hunker down on the pavement, and... READ MORE

Signs You’re in the Mountains

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Usually on Walkabout Wednesdays, I post pictures of things I see in the neighborhood. But this past week, I left my home in the sandhills and went to the mountains. Right off the... READ MORE

Why Nancy Drew Is Better than You #4

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“Oh, George! Bess! Listen to this! At last I think we have the clue we’ve been looking for!” George and Bess studied the paragraph to which Nancy had pointed. Oh, Nancy. That’s nice... READ MORE

My Stars!

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In February 1865, Sherman and the Union Army occupied Columbia. And while they were here, they rudely fired on our unfinished state house. The damage from the artillery fire was never repaired. Instead,... READ MORE