For the historian:     In 1927, Zora Neale Hurston (novelist of the classic Their Eyes Were Watching God and anthropologist) traveled to Plateau, Alabama to interview eighty-six year old Cudjo Lewis, one of the last survivors of the Atlantic Slave...
If you think you don’t like poetry, you need to read these poets. If you do like poetry, you need to read these poets. April is National Poetry Month and poetry is making a comeback, perhaps because poems offer a...
She died just as I’d started to get to know who she really was, instead of who I’d thought she was. She died before I knew even half of the questions I wish I’d asked. I was 36. Old...

SUMMER 2019 | Notes From Home

"Summer gathered in the weather, the wind had the proper touch, the breathing of the world was...

A French Meal…

Aromas greet me as I open the door; chicken roasting in butter, garlic and thyme waft from...

the new traditionalist

holly and Matt Sellers met in grad school in Charleston. After they married, Matt’s post graduate work...

Downtown Master Plan

I ’ll be the first to admit it’s easy to get stuck in a rut when drinking wine:...

Sheltered

B irds are awesome nest builders. If you’ve ever found a nest in your yard you’ve seen how...