Showing posts from: Uncategorized Uncategorized Southwords A Kind of Grief a milestone birthday brings a rush of memories. By Susan S. Kelly This is the month that I turn 65. I suspect I’ll have a breakdown. I don’t put much store by birthdays typically. As a child, a July birthday meant that my […] Uncategorized Simple Life The Road to Happiness It’s an upward climb filled with twists and turns, but joy is in the journey. By Jim Dodson A dear friend phoned the other day just to say hello, a gifted young poet I hired many years ago as our organization’s first staff […] Uncategorized In the Spirit The Bare Necessities Keeping it simple keeps it delicious By Tony Cross Until recently, among the books in my possession that I’d barely started or hadn’t opened at all was Anthony Bourdain’s Kitchen Confidential. I adored the man, yet had not read his epic first book. One […] Uncategorized To-do list June this month’s five essential dates 5/30 – 6/23 What do you get when you cross Saturday Night Live, Broadway and the Queen City? Charlotte Squawks, of course. For 15 hilarious years, this group of talented local performers have come together to crack jokes about pop culture, […] Uncategorized May 2019 ISSUU Uncategorized BIRD’S EYE VIEW This 3,000-square-foot entertaining pad features a breathtaking panorama of Linville and more Uncategorized Laid Back Luxury This couple created a beachfront Isle of Palms getaway that felt like a home, not just a vacation house Uncategorized In full bloom: give the gift of Nectar’s florals this season. The loose, organic, stunning blooms amid a heavy dose of foliage make for the stuff Instagram dreams are made of. Uncategorized Craft a hand-embroidered piece for your loved one You’ll learn all the basic stitches and how to create interest and add texture to the design of your choice. Uncategorized Interior designer Ally Whalen transforms a dark home Whalen’s aesthetic—neutrals layered with organic texture and pattern in an approachable and comfortable way—was exactly what the Cubbages were looking for.