Monthly Archives: February 2013

Got Heart?

February is American Heart Month.  Over the last few weeks, many of our citizens have participated in “National Wear Red Day,” have purchased red hearts and bracelets, paid for the privilege of wearing jeans to work on Fridays, and otherwise … Continue reading

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“Now He Belongs to the Ages”

I’m not someone who watches a lot of television.  Since a couple of my favorite shows went off the air at the end of last season, I hardly ever turn it on unless it’s to have background noise while I’m … Continue reading

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So…What Are You Doing Tonight? “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” Opening at SLT

“One is very crazy when in love.”   –Sigmund Freud At some time or another, nearly every one of us has met “The One”—you know, that guy or girl who makes your heart go pitter-patter, who sends you into a world … Continue reading

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A Vanishing World

Within our growing city, there are few areas that have not been touched by renovation, demolition or other factors involved in community revitalization.  But out in the further reaches of the county, it’s still possible to see decaying farmhouses, eerie … Continue reading

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A Walk Among Heroes

One of the most frequent questions people ask me is “What brought you to Sumter?” And my short answer is family. But the question they sometimes forget to ask is, “What’s keeping you here?” While my answer for that question … Continue reading

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Julia Lester Dillon: A Woman of Achievement

Cool days, long walks, and local history:  these are a few of my favorite things.  When I was contacted recently regarding photos of Memorial Park (one of my favorite places to stroll) by an Augusta-based publication for an article dedicated … Continue reading

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