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Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 7:26 a.m.

Dear Editor:

Julie offers birthday words of wisdom

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 10:48 a.m.

My birthday was last week, and it’s astonishing that I’ve survived 54 years on this planet relatively unscathed. I say “relatively” because I’ve had …

Mozart, a “marriage,” and the middle school student:Using The Marriage of Figaro to teach the Enlightenment

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 10:54 a.m.

Last summer, I received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to study Mozart’s operas in Vienna, Austria. As I listened to his masterpieces ‘The Marriage of Figaro’ and ‘Don Giovanni’ every day for three weeks, ideas danced daily in my head about how to make this opera study accessible to my students. Music and movement …

Catching Santa in the act ...

Monday, December 15, 2014 12:01 a.m.

In addition to my rampant ADD, I was an obsessive child.

Puttin’ on the Ritz

Friday, December 12, 2014 12:01 p.m.

Sandy and Jim Hamilton’s main holiday celebration comes on Christmas Eve when her menu always includes Oplatki and often features dishes fashioned …

Holiday traditions

Friday, December 12, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Awhile back, I thought it might be fun to see what folks do for Christmas elsewhere in the world.

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Dear Editor:

Mt. P’s present could be Summerville’s future

Friday, December 5, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Summerville residents have been following reports of Mt. Pleasant’s development controversy with interest. The proliferation of apartment and commercial buildings near the heart of Mt. Pleasant’s “Old Village,” based on a plan adopted a decade ago, is now causing conflict and division among its citizens. The Oct. 26 issue of the Post and Courier …

He’s a Moodle

Friday, December 5, 2014 12:01 a.m.

In September we lost our much loved pet, Buddy. In over 57 years of marriage, we’ve always had a dog, so I knew we’d have another – at some point. I …

Fun at the hospital ...

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 11:48 a.m.

If you live long enough, you’ll eventually spend more time in hospitals than you’d like to, either as a patient or waiting on a patient. Neither role …

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Dear Editor:

Letters to the Editor

Friday, November 28, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Dear Editor,

From the mayor’s desk: Giving thanks

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Thanksgiving is upon us and it is one of my favorite holidays. There’s plenty to eat, plenty of football to watch and time to spend with family and …

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 12:09 p.m.

Dear Editor:

Letters to the editor

Thursday, November 20, 2014 3:16 p.m.

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Letters to the editor

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Dear Mr. Pye,

You have been warned ...

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12:45 p.m.

I am hormonal. You have been warned.

Summerville Proud

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12:01 a.m.

It was 5 a.m. on Saturday morning when my alarm went off that reality finally set in. I was about to join 500+ of my closest friends that I’ve never …

Bourbonola and Brewstilleries

Friday, November 14, 2014 12:01 a.m.

How’s that again? These are coined words from the bourbon industry, learned on a recent trip along Kentucky’s Bourbon Trail.

Seat of the pants a thing of the past

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12:01 p.m.

One thing that’s strangely liberating about cruising into middle age is the realization that spontaneity is generally yet another thing of the past. …

Don’t be THAT parent!

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Every day I wake up and ask, “Lord, how can I serve You today?” Sometimes I don’t get a clear answer. (Which is on me, not Him.) Other days, I help …

Letters to the editor

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Dear Editor:

Letters to the editor

Friday, November 7, 2014 12:01 a.m.

In this time of beheadings, internet identity theft/fraud and political dishonesty, it’s nice to know that there’s really angels among us.

Kitchen kudos – from tot to teen

Friday, November 7, 2014 12:01 a.m.

We all have favorite recipes and when you’ve been cooking 12 years, you’re bound to have quite a few. The twist here is that this culinary creator is …

Got raccoons?

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 12:01 a.m.

I’ve never been wildly popular (old high school classmates always say, “You graduated when?”) but our home, Crazy Acres, is a popular place to be. …

Letters to the editor

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Dear Editor:

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Friday, October 31, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Dear Editor,

Boo! Summerville style

Friday, October 31, 2014 12:01 a.m.

It was a dark and stormy night and in the air over Sheep Island Road there once appeared a gleaming, ghostly globe.

Colonoscopy: Check.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Sweet reader, today’s column contains TMI about a medical procedure. So if you are squeamish or easily offended, turn the page. I don’t mind, really. …

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 7:01 a.m.

October is my favorite month of the year. The weather is great. Saturdays bring college football rivalries. My birthday is in October and I enjoy …

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