Articles in Columns
This piece is written by a student in Ruth Story’s course in memoir writing, offered under the aegis of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Clemson University. The course focuses on helping students hone their writing skills while telling their life stories. These stories appear every other Saturday.
It was an idiotic, mega-dumb, lame brain, cock-a-mamie idea in the first place trying those terrorist thugs in New York City. New York City, for Pete’s sake, where it was going to cost a minimum of $200,000,000 to provide security to try six already self-confessed low-life murderers while they spout anti-American propaganda to the world!
I generally try to avoid much Monday morning quarterbacking in this spot. For the Super Bowl, however, I’m making an exception.
During the recent South Carolina Children’s Association of Homes and Family Services Conference, Dean Bare, chief executive officer at Tamassee DAR School, received the honor of “Distinguished Service Award” recognizing his distinguished service as a leader in the field of child welfare for over 37 years.
Did you know green is the new color of love? At least according to Green Lady M&M. I laughed out loud when I saw this on a candy display. Of course, I bought some. In honor of St. Valentine’s Day, I dedicate this column to all who believe in romance, Eros, agape, philleo, storge and any feeling of love that makes you giggle and keep late hours.