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Poll Question: A recent Daniel Island News article reported a group of residents were proposing that stories of centuries-old Native American settlements and slave villages on Cainhoy soil be implemented into the Berkeley County School District’s educational curriculum to recognize the corridor’s...
Of all the strategies recommended for dealing with setbacks, two struck my fancy: one, refining our coping strategy, and two, surrounding ourselves with supportive people. More on these in a moment.    Not to say that I dismiss the standards – but in dealing with setbacks, be they minor or...
  In a recent Daniel Island News survey about Clements Ferry corridor amenities, there were numerous calls for a local gym. And following a recent closing of a DI workout business, the calls for more access were abound on social media, some calling for expansion of the Daniel Island Recreation...
As a former resident, one of the events on Daniel Island that I will miss the most is the annual Charleston Charity Duck Race.   I always relished the thrill of handing over $10 to enter a duck in the race.   While entrants have never been allowed to enter a yellow rubber duck of our...
“What’s on your calendar today?” my lovely wife, Grace, asked as I ambled into the kitchen to get a morning cup of coffee.   As I silently filled my cup, my Aunt Toogie stated in a stage whisper, “I think he’s either lost in thought or just lost.”   “I heard that,” I shot back, to which...
The Daniel Island News is happy to support East Cooper Community Outreach and our neighbors experiencing food shortages by being a local drop-off location for essential food items.   You can drop off nonperishable food items in the ECCO bin located in our front office vestibule on weekdays...
Even Sherlock Holmes, were he alive today, would be mystified by AI’s ability to fool us.    Conmen have been around for centuries, in search of both fame and fortune. (Fun fact: The word conmen derives from the phrase “confidence man.”)   And the world today offers a steady stream of...
Poll Question: The Credit One Charleston Open tennis tournament opens March 30 on Daniel Island, and it usually attracts upwards of 90,000 attendees. People come from around the country and around the world to watch the prestigious event that matches up the top-ranked international players. The...
How often do you think about the future? And when you do, how far out do you go?   Five years, 10 years, 30 years?    Apparently, how we think about the future, and the relationship we develop with our future self, has a boundless string of benefits, from tempering depression and anxiety...
In Reader’s Digest a few years back, Captain Alan Bean wrote about his Apollo 12 mission. Bean stated, “Test pilots have a litmus test for evaluating problems. When something goes wrong, they ask, ‘Is this thing still flying?’ If the answer is yes, then there’s no immediate danger, no need to...

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