What Is It In the Sky Today?


Breaking News – Charleston, SC, January 5, 2019 — – Today, there is something bright in the sky. EVERYONE is shaking their heads saying, “What’s going on? It’s so bright? What can it be?” We’ve researched several sources, and checked with meteorologists in the area. According to them: “there is a bright object in theContinue reading “What Is It In the Sky Today?”

Hurricane Florence


Dearest Readers: While I sit here listening to news reports about Hurricane Florence and the evacuation I feel confident we will stay here, comfortable inside our home. We’ve done this for many years whenever a “hurricane is a-coming,” and I feel safe here. Our home is brick. We live less than ten miles from theContinue reading “Hurricane Florence”

Charleston, South Carolina and the Buick Enclave Graceful but Stately, the Enclave and Charleston Are a Class Act


  Dearest Readers: Below, is a story I wrote for Buick Magazine in 2009. Discussing the beautiful, luxurious Buick Enclave, I wanted to share it. Hope you enjoy!     Embraced along the southeast coast of the Atlantic Ocean lies a historical, romantic city with a European flair and zest for style. Charleston, South CarolinaContinue reading “Charleston, South Carolina and the Buick Enclave Graceful but Stately, the Enclave and Charleston Are a Class Act”

Merry Christmas, 2017


Dearest Readers: Today, December 24, 2017 is Christmas Eve. Today is also the anniversary of two of our dearest Friends, Joan and Jim Adams. May your anniversary be as special to them as they are to us. If you are out and about in the middle of the insane Christmas rush, please DO NOT TAILGATE. IContinue reading “Merry Christmas, 2017”

In Memory of Chef Shane Whiddon


Good morning to all. If you follow my posts on Facebook and my blog, you will know yesterday was another tragic day in the Holy City of Charleston, SC. Yesterday, a disgruntled, former employee walked into Virginia’s on King Restaurant with a sick mission on his mind. He reportedly has mental health issues. Holding aContinue reading “In Memory of Chef Shane Whiddon”

Here’s To Beautiful Mornings and Sunshine…


Dearest Readers: At the moment, it is a beautiful morning in Charleston, SC. Believe me, the weather can change in this historical, holy city in only the blink of an eye. Take last night, for example. The roaring thunders and the flashing, horrific lightning frightened me all night long. Reportedly, forecasters predict more storms forContinue reading “Here’s To Beautiful Mornings and Sunshine…”

Returning to Weight Watchers — Now — Just Watch Me Roar!


Dearest Readers: After almost six weeks of missing my regular Weight Watchers meetings, I returned yesterday. As most of you might know, I’ve been sick. Very sick and weak. Normally, I do not have spells of asthma related illnesses during the summer; however, this summer, my husband had, and I quote the doctor’s diagnosis, ‘aContinue reading “Returning to Weight Watchers — Now — Just Watch Me Roar!”

Living With Hurricanes – Hurricane Matthew


  Dearest Readers: Today is an early morning day. A day to make certain we are prepared for Hurricane Matthew. Living in the low country of Charleston, SC, exactly four miles from the beach, I have been in several hurricanes. The first was Hurricane Hugo in 1989. During that strong hurricane, my husband was inContinue reading “Living With Hurricanes – Hurricane Matthew”

When and If Hurricane Matthew Comes to the Lowcountry…


Dearest Readers: Within 24-36 hours, we, in the low country, will know what our chance of meeting Hurricane Matthew is. Here’s what I predict. As most of you know, Charleston, SC is the ‘number one city in the world.’ No doubt, a Chamber of Commerce statement. Yes, it is a beautiful city. Antiquated!!! And I’mContinue reading “When and If Hurricane Matthew Comes to the Lowcountry…”

All Aboard…The Carnival Ecstasy Cruise


On September 3 – September 8, 2016, we cruised on the Carnival Ecstasy, cruising from Charleston, SC to Half Moon Cay, Nassau, Bahamas and back to Charleston. The cruise was booked over a year ago, and it was a non-refundable “free cruise” that cost us $1078.08, to be exact! Trust me, this “free cruise” had nothing to do with free