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My Turn: Charleston is still worthy of city pride
My Turn: Charleston is still worthy of city pride

When I asked my dad, a Charleston-lifer, which Charleston he liked better — the one he knew growing up or the Charleston it is now — I was surprised by his answer: “Oh, definitely Charleston now.”

Don’t get me...

My Turn: Charleston is still worthy of city pride
My Turn: Charleston is still worthy of city pride

When I asked my dad, a Charleston-lifer, which Charleston he liked better — the one he knew growing up or the Charleston it is now — I was surprised by his answer: “Oh, definitely Charleston now.”

Don’t get me...

Philip Maramba: The fade to white tells a hairy history
Philip Maramba: The fade to white tells a hairy history

Whether or not we care to admit it, most of us probably have complicated relationships with our hair. And, as with all things that grow, that relationship keeps changing.

Thanks to the cruelty of genetics, I’m now past the age when I can...

Kevin Cade: Birding skills evolve out of curiosity
Kevin Cade: Birding skills evolve out of curiosity

It was 15 years ago this month that I began to think of myself as a bird-watcher. It didn’t happen instantly. I have always enjoyed the outdoors, but never paid real close attention to the birds.

The transformation began when I bought my...

Philip Maramba: Sunnyside down after a bad breakfast eggs-perience
Philip Maramba: Sunnyside down after a bad breakfast eggs-perience

My father is a man of many accomplishments. Med school grad. Peer-reviewed journal contributor. Chess master. Devoted dad.

The one thing he is not is king of the kitchen. And while I find little with which to fault him, I will say his cooking...

My turn: Gatherings with friends are mileposts on life’s journey
My turn: Gatherings with friends are mileposts on life’s journey

Friends make move from one graduation to the next more bearable

My Turn: A new decade is a time for reflection
My Turn: A new decade is a time for reflection

Last week I reached an important milestone in my life.

I celebrated my third decade on Earth.

I. Am. Thirty.

It was a milestone met with some sadness. My 20s were gone but along with them were some of the dreams and ideas...

My turn: Getting this album out takes a lot of hard work
My turn: Getting this album out takes a lot of hard work

A newspaper is more than just reporters and photographers

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