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This is a bonus month for non-fiction lovers.   This first book is somewhat controversial because the author refuses to say which parts are fiction, if any. “Homeland Elegies” by Ayad Akhtar has generated significant interest. He is a Pulitzer Prize winner for a previous play so certainly has...
They tell us that we are the vulnerable ones. We get flu shots and shingles vaccines. We try to do everything that we can to “social distance” and keep ourselves safe. A lot of sacrifice, some loneliness, but at our age, that’s what it takes.   Some people are better at sacrificing than...
I have no idea? Do you?   Since The Daniel Island News goes to press on Tuesday afternoons, as I write this, the voting polls won’t be closing for several hours, which is why when readers receive their copies of this Nov. 5-11 issue, they will find no election results.    But we’re not...
Blue or red? Chances are, by this point in the election cycle, you align yourself with one of these two.     Red vs. blue, Republicans vs. Democrats, conservatives vs. liberals – these labels, these colors are dividing families and silencing friendships.    Post-election, no matter the...
Charleston’s recent high tides were impressive. This week's "Nature Notes" column addresses the science (pages 14-15).  Questions, however, remain. Today, if one questions the dogma, he or she is labeled an "ist" or an "er.” I question some of the dire, man-made global warming assumptions and...
Support Mace, support the police   It breaks my heart to see all these young people wanting to defund the police. Don’t they understand that the law enforcement agents in our communities put their lives on the line every day to keep our communities safe?    We have to defend our police...
With just a couple weeks before the country holds its most unprecedented General Election, voters, journalists, opponents and supporters are all asking the candidates on the ballot: “Answer the question, please.”   In this week’s issue, The Daniel Island News has asked the candidates on the...
Are you concerned about your safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic as you go to the polls? Very concerned, so voting by mail 24% Slightly concerned, so voting early or absentee 27% Slightly concerned, but still voting in person 20% No, and I’ll vote in person 29% How long do you think it will take to...
How often do your feelings overtake you?     How often do emotions such as sadness, anger, fear or shame emerge, then wind up disrupting the next hour, afternoon or evening?     “Feelings are like ocean waves,” says psychologist Alyson Stone, “they rise, crest and recede, all day long.”...
U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham (D) and S.C. Rep. Nancy Mace (R) are running for U.S. House of Representatives (1ST Congressional District). The Daniel Island News asked: If you are in Congress come January 2021, how would you address health insurance reform that can meet the many varied needs of...

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