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Planning a garden
April 13, 2019 – 12:49 am | Comments Off on Planning a garden
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Every year for the past 10 years, I have grown a large garden. 

Outdoors: Keowee crappie fishing much better than widely anticipated
April 13, 2019 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on Outdoors: Keowee crappie fishing much better than widely anticipated
Outdoors: Keowee crappie fishing much better than widely anticipated | Test

South Carolina is home to a variety of lakes, rivers and impoundments that hold abundant numbers of crappie.

Fact or fiction? My dilemma
April 13, 2019 – 12:15 am | Comments Off on Fact or fiction? My dilemma
Fact or fiction? My dilemma | Test

What is a fact? Well, that is a tough question to answer. Most people, including myself, don’t know a fact when they see one.

Breaking the cycle of abuse
April 12, 2019 – 12:47 am | Comments Off on Breaking the cycle of abuse
Breaking the cycle of abuse | Test

Did you know that April was designated Child Abuse Prevention Month in 1983? 

The latest crowning achievement
April 12, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on The latest crowning achievement
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While some of you, hopefully, read about the awards The Journal’s staff recently won from the state press association, what you may not realize is that my first-place plaque wasn’t the highest achievement of my night. 

Greg Oliver: Spring game shows Tigers’ talent in large supply
April 12, 2019 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on Greg Oliver: Spring game shows Tigers’ talent in large supply
Greg Oliver: Spring game shows Tigers’ talent in large supply | Test

Clemson’s spring game last Saturday didn’t have quite the pizzazz of last year’s event — when Trevor Lawrence made his Memorial Stadium debut — but that doesn’t mean there were no notable takeaways.

Pajama move
April 10, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Pajama move
Pajama move | Test

Michelle was cheerful as she woke me on the morning of Thursday, April 4.

‘20 Stones — 20 Words’ and your own journey
April 9, 2019 – 12:55 am | Comments Off on ‘20 Stones — 20 Words’ and your own journey
‘20 Stones  — 20 Words’ and your own journey | Test

The March meeting of the Compassionate Friends was time spent in valuable discussion of worthwhile material in conjunction with the “God’s Healing for a Mother’s Heart,” a one-day retreat for mothers who have experienced the death of a child, held March 30 at First Baptist Church in Simpsonville.

Sustainable lawns
April 6, 2019 – 12:50 am | Comments Off on Sustainable lawns
Sustainable lawns | Test

As the weather warms, taking care of the lawn is one of the first things many homeowners start doing outside. 

‘Best Buddies’
April 6, 2019 – 12:45 am | Comments Off on ‘Best Buddies’
‘Best Buddies’ | Test

Just over a year ago, I was approached by our after-hours coordinator, who gave me the name and phone number of someone she had met the day before. 

Outdoors: Take your pick for Lake Jocassee bass
April 6, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Outdoors: Take your pick for Lake Jocassee bass
Outdoors: Take your pick for Lake Jocassee bass | Test

All the focus this weekend is on bass fishing as the Bassmaster Elite tour makes another stop at Lake Hartwell.

If left to the left, we’ll be left alone
April 6, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on If left to the left, we’ll be left alone
If left to the left, we’ll be left alone | Test

“Stupid is as stupid does” is a line from the movie, “Forrest Gump.” To my sorrow, I can’t seem to get it out of my mind lately.