Pack a lunch, grab your camera, and join Caroline and Sidney as they explore South Carolina, county by county.
A series of day trips.
Discover the wonders of South Carolina as you travel back in time through her fine old houses, majestic churches, deserted mill ponds and rice fields, and the numerous vistas that showcase her visual […]
An architectural journey through one of the most unique cities in the United States…
Look Up Asheville is a creative exploration of Asheville’s architecture rendered through stunning photography by Michael Oppenheim and creative prose by Laura Hope-Gill. This journey through Asheville’s eclectic architecture takes us back to the early 20th century, the Golden Age of Engineering and […]
“The Memory Keeper’s Daughter” by Kim Edwards is not a new release. It is a “recent classic” that was released in 2005. I saw the book on a shelf in a vacation home and the title was familiar so I picked it up to see what the storyline of the book was. It sounded interesting so I […]
Do you ever read a non-fiction book, be it a motivational book, a spiritual growth book, a leadership book, or a book on politics, and find yourself wanting to underline practically every sentence? Do you ever find yourself thinking, “I sure wish I could get …. to read this book?” That does happen to me […]
“I find television to be very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go in the other room and read a book.”
“I have sought rest everywhere, and only found it in corners and books.”
Thomas a’ Kempis
“You see, I don’t believe that libraries should be drab places where people sit in silence, and that’s been […]
The Kill Order by James Dashner is a book that had been on my “To Read List” for just a brief time. The book was just recently released and it is billed as a prequel to the books in the Maze Runner trilogy. The title caught my eye for some reason and I read about […]
“Defending Jacob” by William Landay. This is not a happy, easygoing, light read. But, it is good. “Defending Jacob” is a strong, moving story told by Andy Barber, an assistant district attorney in a county just outside of Boston. Long tenured and successful in his work, Barber knows how to handle the toughest of cases. […]
I love the mountains of Western North Carolina, having been born there and spending my junior and senior high school years there. As a result of my love of the unique Appalachian region of North Carolina, I usually enjoy most books set in those mountains. “A Land More Kind Than Home: A Novel” by Wiley Cash was an engrossing story […]
While I read a fair number of books, and I read books in a variety of genres, I had never read a book by Stephen King. Until recently. Stephen King is the author of more than 50 books, but 11/22/63 is the first of those many books I have read. Published in the fall of […]