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Who has the real power in the US?
August 1, 2015 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Who has the real power in the US? | Test

What is a RINO? I hear the term a lot lately. I think it means that a politician is a Democrat masquerading as a Republican, one who runs as a Republican but votes like a Democrat and is thus a Republican in Name Only. This acronym puts me in mind of another group of people that could accurately be described as CINOs — Christians In Name Only.

Beating the heat
August 1, 2015 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Beating the heat | Test

I heard the heat index in the Upstate topped 100 degrees this week. While that is certainly hot, we’re having our own “heat wave” here in New York City.

Greg Oliver: Spurrier only has himself to blame for retirement talk
August 1, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Greg Oliver: Spurrier only has himself to blame for retirement talk | Test

When it comes to the greatest college football coaches of all time, Stephen Orr Spurrier undoubtedly has to be listed among them.

Homecoming leaves us enriched
July 31, 2015 – 12:31 am | No Comment
Homecoming leaves us enriched | Test

The Tamassee Student Association 2015 homecoming has come and gone, and what a wonderful time it was for those in attendance.

Eric Sprott: Let there be football
July 31, 2015 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Eric Sprott: Let there be football | Test

Yes, it’s still July, and yes, I know it’s just going to be a bunch of kids running around in shorts and helmets on a typically dreadful humid summer morning.

Practical Compassion: Feeling your feelings while caring for loved ones
July 30, 2015 – 12:18 am | No Comment
Practical Compassion: Feeling your feelings while caring for loved ones | Test

Caregivers give up their own interests to take care of their loved ones. They also miss the things their loved one used to do such as cook, repair things or go out.

Savvy Senior: How to protect your eyes from macular degeneration
July 29, 2015 – 12:38 am | One Comment
Savvy Senior: How to protect your eyes from macular degeneration | Test

Is macular degeneration hereditary? My mother lost her vision from it before she died a few years ago, and now at age 65, I’m worried I may get it. What can you tell me?

Home Spun: Obituaries, funerals, flowers and corn
July 28, 2015 – 12:35 am | No Comment
Home Spun: Obituaries, funerals, flowers and corn | Test

Several years ago, I started reading obituaries. Yes, we tend to start doing that around retirement.

Take five: It’s time to study history, not try to hide it
July 25, 2015 – 12:42 am | No Comment
Take five: It’s time to  study history,  not try to hide it | Test

I was appalled that someone with the stature of our governor could actually utter the phrase that South Carolina’s history would forever be changed by the removal of the Confederate Battle flag from the Statehouse grounds.

Life in the City: A visit from home
July 25, 2015 – 12:38 am | No Comment
Life in the City: A visit from home | Test

I love living in New York City, but after seven months here, I sometimes get a little bit homesick.