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Take a nap. I do. Almost every day. Sometimes my nap lasts up to two hours or more, but usually it’s more like a half hour. I wrote the “Take a Nap” note on my fridge, not because I need a reminder – it comes naturally to me. In fact, my husband says my greatest skill is that I am able to take a...
Mayor Tecklenburg addresses issues of importance to DI A gathering of neighborhood association presidents met recently with City of Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg to discuss issues important to their communities. I was honored to attend as a representative for the Daniel Island Neighborhood...
Over the years I’ve tried dozens of strategies to reduce anxiety and, shocking though it may seem, some of them actually work. You’re probably familiar with the standard recommendations: exercise, meditate, practice gratitude, improve your diet, re-commit to a budget, challenge negative core...
Exercise your right to vote! Voting is the most powerful way to have citizens’ voices heard, and it is the core of our democracy. Voting is a chance to stand up for what matters most to citizens and have an impact on the issues that affect them, their communities and their futures. Informed voters...
Fact #1: They’re extremely rare Solar eclipses themselves (partial or annular) aren’t all that rare—in fact, there are between two and five solar eclipses each year. But a total solar eclipse—that is, when the moon completely blocks out the sun’s rays—that’s once in a lifetime or less. Explained...
It is hard to believe that the summer is almost over and school is back in session beginning this week. While kids may groan, many parents are excited—that much I am sure. For those who live in the Clements Ferry and Daniel Island communities, there is even more to be excited about—a new high...
“Garbage in, garbage out!” What an appropriate sign for the refrigerator – in light of it being our frequent source of nutrition. But that’s not why I posted it. It was a saying that my high school computer programming teacher, Mr. Rendina, repeated with what seemed like arrogant and annoying...
Deceased dolphin on DI sparks educational journey for reader There was a dolphin laying on the marsh by the Daniel Island pier on June 6. I was showing my son the island, the trails and the Wando River, when walking down the pier he noticed a white mass on the grass. It was low tide so we walked...
I do not understand the human race, Has so little love for creatures with a different face, Treating animals like people is no madness or disgrace, I do not understand the human race. -Dr. Dolittle Futurologist William Higham predicts that within ten years we will have devices that can translate...
Here are three of my favorites stories, simple in their telling, yet powerful in their ability to change our lives on a daily basis. They touch on three habits of mind (expectations, assumptions and judgment) that were we to dispense with them, our lives would be inexorably happier. Story #1: “Who’...

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