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Waterfront Park on Daniel Island draws in people and pets, bikers and boaters, along the trails, dock and greenspace every day of the week. For one Saturday this November, the park will be a special haven for dogs and their families.    Hosted by The Daniel Island News, the Bark in the Park...
When I was a little girl, my shoulders were the envy of my neighborhood. People came from far and wide (as long as they didn’t have to cross any busy streets) to see me clasp my hands behind my back and raise my arms from back to front without unclasping. Without getting too graphic, my shoulders...
Eliminate the eyesores    Kudos on the article this week on Clean Sweep and congratulations to Andrea Kelly and the other volunteers who are investing their time and energy in making our outdoor environment so much nicer than it would otherwise be.    At the same time, I wonder why...
The South Carolina Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (SC AAP), with State Epidemiologist Dr. Linda Bell and State Superintendent Molly Spearman, urge parents to send children to school wearing masks to reduce the spread of COVID-19. SC AAP is a network of more than 700 pediatricians...
The start of the school season ushers in the new: new teachers, new rules, new subjects, new friends. Parents this year not only face new educational challenges, due mostly to the unpredictability of the coronavirus, but still have to contend with new fashion trends. No time is this more apparent...
“Unlike Dalton’s approach, I do it this way,” my lovely wife, Grace, said, unfolding a napkin and holding a sugar packet. She and I were having dinner with friends, Billie and Jerry, at The Kingstide, a new restaurant on Daniel Island. But I’m getting ahead of the story.    Earlier that...
We have had a lot of rain, so I have had a lot of time to read!   The non-fiction books this month include “Sidecountry” by The New York Times sportswriter John Branch. This is a collection of his coverage of the back stories in sports. Compelling reading and not just for sports fans. The...
Transition is everywhere. And this is no truer than at The Daniel Island News.   Boots Gifford transitioned into the editor’s role just prior to the COVID lockdown in March of 2020 and effectively led the newsroom through the pandemic. Part of that leadership involved hiring Zach Giroux as a...
“Mary Jane” by Jessica Blau is a coming-of-age story set in the 1970s. Mary Jane, living in Baltimore with her very traditional parents, is hired by a neighborhood family as a mother’s helper for the summer. As she is exposed to a vastly different lifestyle, the reader will enjoy the food, music...
As of late I’ve taken the advice of others and have been reading biographies and memoirs. Biographies and memoirs provide inspiration, insight and encouragement by way of example. I’ve always been one who learns best from example — and have tried to teach my children to observe and learn in a...

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