May 24, 2018 RSS feed / Opinions

Makes no sense to eat banana peels; hang tight to the core of the Gospel

You may have heard the tale about the old fellow who confided to a friend that he had never eaten a banana.  That friend bought a bunch of bananas and had them delivered to the old fellow’s house. More...

This President was a regular Joe and a modest statesman

Politics seem to turn people off more often than not these days. More...

Increasing acorn production

Oak trees are perhaps the most ecologically and economically important trees in the southeast: this is even truer in northern states where wildlife lives and dies by the acorn. More...

Book Review

Leonardo da Vinci

It must take a brave and scholarly person to write a biography of Leonardo da Vinci. Walter Isaacson qualifies; he has written acclaimed biographies of Einstein, Benjamin Franklin, Henry Kissinger, and Steve Jobs. More...

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ACROSS THE SAVANNAH

Sentimental journey along Highway 101

I was making my way from Greenville to Lincolnton one Saturday afternoon. I had to take a back road, a blessing. The light was bad at 3:45 p.m. but I had to photograph this old store on Highway 101 near Hickory Tavern. More...