Articles in Lifestyles
When Randy Koon makes a new piece of pottery, he knows that the magic he works on his clay is very similar to the journey we all take through life. After dabbling in ceramics during college, he put down the clay until about five years ago.
It’s never out of the ordinary to see a giant potbelly pig basking in the sun next to his favorite bale of hay. Don’t be surprised if a friendly goat offers a welcoming lick upon arrival and feel free to pet the rescued animals, like ducks and cats, all of which find a loving home at Split Creek Dairy Farm.
The month of May is partly devoted to the painful truth about arthritis.
National Arthritis Awareness Month is the perfect time to highlight the disease as one that continues to impact all areas of the body for all ages, genders and ethnicities across the board.
Berry season means colors, tastes and aromas that are sure to please. With a variety of gorgeous fresh fruits at your fingertips, why not whip up a fabulous fruit pie or tart to surprise family or share with friends? From family dinners to spur-of-the-moment picnics, pies are easy to make and easy for family and friends to appreciate.
The decision to move away from their home on the Florida coast was bittersweet. In the early 2000s, numerous hurricanes pounded the area surrounding Santa Rosa, ending with Hurricane Ivan ravaging anything the Wallace family had left. “It was just time to go,” said Eddie Wallace.
It’s that time of year again. Reminders of spring and summer are all over the place. The smell of a neighbor’s grill, ice cream vendors in the park, fireworks, boats and baseball. For 13 years, the fun had by all at the Blue Ridge Fest has stood as another reminder of the sunny seasons.
To the naked eye of a South Carolinian, a clear night sky full of bright stars is usually appreciated. To Clemson astronomy students, however, the naked eye was never in style. Instead, they depend on high-powered telescopes, located around the world, to study the sky and the activity that lights up the universe.
Society has declared our hair — from the style to the color to how much of it we have — as a major player in the culture of today. When we start losing it, panic easily sets in. But local dermatologist, Sandra Lamberson, knows that most hair loss isn’t the end when it comes to our “crowning glory.”
Post-retirement life for Pendleton resident Chris Temps is spent like many others. Relaxing, vacationing, spending time with the grandkids and … coming up with new ideas on how to save money.
It’s a rare opportunity to step beyond the display shelves that house an artist’s final product or masterpiece. For the third year, community members are being welcomed into the studios and homes of local artists that help make the Upstate a vibrantly vast, creative mainstay in the Southeast.