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A united family
March 22, 2017 – 10:49 pm | No Comment
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Once children grow up, there are only a few times when the whole family is together — among them, births, graduations, weddings and funerals.

I thank you for the conversations
March 21, 2017 – 9:56 pm | No Comment
I thank you for the conversations | Test

Every week, complete strangers welcome me into their homes, into their offices, into their businesses and, often, into their hearts.

Brother, I can’t spare a dime
March 21, 2017 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Brother, I can’t spare a dime | Test

There’s no detour around this issue: South Carolina roads and bridges need repair.

Wardrobe change
March 20, 2017 – 9:39 pm | No Comment
Wardrobe change | Test

Well, I pretty much stopped looking good in black two decades ago. But now I will not wear anything black or navy because of my big, beautiful George.

Losing’s teaching prowess really is vastly overrated
March 18, 2017 – 12:03 am | No Comment
Losing’s teaching prowess really is vastly overrated | Test

One of my favorite “Peanuts” cartoons depicts Charlie Brown sitting on the front stoop with his pal, Linus, who turns to Charlie and offers the consolatory advice, “We learn more from losing than we do from winning.”

We’re broke, who’s to blame?
March 17, 2017 – 11:29 pm | No Comment
We’re broke, who’s to blame? | Test

I’m a born optimist and have never been one who always looks on the dark side of every event. But now, I must confess, I’m worried.

Next time I will go to Dairy Queen for my Blizzard
March 17, 2017 – 10:28 pm | No Comment
Next time I will go to Dairy Queen for my Blizzard | Test

My coworker Gabe is upset he did not get the blizzard the weatherman promised him this week.

Networking advice
March 17, 2017 – 10:26 pm | No Comment
Networking advice | Test

There is a popular saying in the workforce that says, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.”

NIT loss overshadowed exciting day at Clemson
March 17, 2017 – 12:14 am | No Comment
NIT loss overshadowed exciting day at Clemson | Test

Tuesday started off as a promising day for Clemson athletics with the news that women’s softball was finally being added as a sport.

Moving into adulthood
March 16, 2017 – 8:44 pm | No Comment
Moving into adulthood | Test

One of our girls turns 18 next month! As adults, we realize how much we did not know at this age.