Category Archives: South Carolina

Understanding American Enthusiasms

It was the radical sixties – college days – and some of us were stuck in the middle of Ohio. There was no trekking off to San Francisco with flowers in our hair – whoever had a car could get … Continue reading

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Saturday with Uncle Bill

Every family has a weird uncle. It’s a rule. He’s the guy who says odd things at inappropriate times, embarrassing everyone – you all look at the floor and wait a beat, and then everyone moves on. You pretend he … Continue reading

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