Irma Flashbacks to Hurricane Hugo

What a stormy year it has been!  I published the following post in mid-October 2016 as Hurricane Matthew barreled down upon Charleston, South Carolina some 25 years after Hurricane Hugo had done the same. I was there at the time--a ground zero eye-witness. This weekend, September 9-10, 2017, Hurricane Irma is touching the outskirts of South … [Read more...]

Finding Sweet in Bitter Juices

Another friend just took a short hiatus from Facebook. I don't blame her. That endless news feed torments whomsoever should check their status updates with all manner of words and images. Much of this is cleverly disguised bait for the purpose of hooking one into a total waste of a day. Guilty. It happens to me more than I'd like to … [Read more...]