My place is of the Sun This place is of the dark I do not feel the romance I do not catch the spark — The Indigo Girls, “Prince of Darkness” I don’t…
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When a man named Possum tells you to buckle your life vest, it’s really best to listen. After all, he grew up on this creek, and though it’s known for…
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December 2022

Passing through the darkest day of the year always gets me a little giddy. For some it’s a reminder of the world’s glorious precision, the pendulum of…
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November 2022

Last week we explored the labyrinthine and largely forgotten history of the ancient Roman statuary that once stood on the grounds of Greenwich Cemetery…
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Part of an art collection once owned by a long-forgotten Gilded Age robber baron, the antiquities were a rare bright spot of potential revenue during a…
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A year and a half ago, Savannah was still waking up to a post-pandemic world. We Rip Van Winkles stretched our legs and wiped our eyes to find a city…
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October 2022

My main squeeze and I were promenading through Wright Square late Friday evening when I felt a tickle on the back of my neck. I leapt straight up like a…
There’s nothing like rooting for your favorite team in person. Sure, at home there’s not a line for the bathroom or metal bleachers to transmit…
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I took up running about ten years ago. But I don’t call myself a runner. I don’t run very fast or very far. I don’t log miles or keep time or wear a…
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It’s my birthday week, which always has me feeling a certain type of way. One more year towards the last one, the end of the journey not yet in sight…
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September 2022

Nothing like an impending natural disaster to keep the senses keen and the soul sharp. As I write this Wednesday morning, Hurricane Ian is twisting its…
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Oh, sweet breeze of relief! We have felt its caress in the early morning air this week, our faces turned up like blinking Harfoots traversing the misty…
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