I’m Feeling a Bit Post-Tropical

Every 6 years I find myself amused when Bonnie comes up on the list of hurricane names.  This year I particularly enjoyed the tweets that sounds more like they are about a person than a storm: 11 PM: #Bonnie continues to meander in the SC Low Country; will bring off and on rain the next few days.…

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The Rainbow Comes and Goes

I’ve been on a bit of a non-fiction run with my reading lately. One of the hi-lights has been this autobiography, “The Rainbow Comes and Goes”, by Gloria Vanderbilt and Anderson Cooper.     I remember watching Anderson Cooper on “The Mole” (I was a bit of a reality show junkie for a while) and…

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Catching Up With Ketchup

  If you were in Canada last winter, you no doubt heard that French’s ketchup is now being made with tomatoes grown in Canada and made into paste at the former Heinz plant in Leamington, Ontario that was closed 2 years ago. Leamington has always been associated with its tomatoes and the ketchup plant. The…

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Thursday Night

Thursday night almost 200 people turned out for a community policing meeting on the island.  The focus was on drug use.  I don’t think our community is unique in this being an issue, but our isolation and size allows a focus that may not be as clear in a larger area.   Drug addiction is…

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