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Among the arguments offered by opponents of South Carolina’s recently-enacted gas tax hike was that the state’s highway maintenance spending had historically been inefficient and poorly prioritized. Why should we believe these new tax dollars would be wisely spent, they asked. So legislators who...
The Gift of Mother Nature As I pulled down my driveway, feverishly tinkering with the wipers and defrost in an effort to be able to see the road, I was confronted by a completely motionless fox squirrel. His gaze met mine as I slowly approached, wiper fluid spraying madly from the rear window. I...
There’s hardly a day that goes by that I’m not grateful to live in the Lowcountry. And to live on Daniel Island with all of my wonderful neighbors is a dream come true. Thank you for allowing me to represent you on City Council for the past 12 years. It’s been my honor and my pleasure. Speaking of...
As Sue, Iggy and I travel across the country, one thought seems ever-present in our minds: What’s for dinner? Well, to be honest, we also wonder what’s for lunch. And, we start every single day by wondering what’s for breakfast. But, those questions have easier answers. Breakfast is usually a...
The art of renewal This time of year traditionally ushers in a sense of renewal and revitalization. Many religious traditions include a component of rebirth and the natural world itself begins to blossom and flourish around us. From putting away last year’s financials after filing the tax return...
We began part two of our RV trip across the country visiting national parks just days after the federal government re-opened following this winter’s budget standoff. During the government closure, the parks remained open but unstaffed. Some park facilities and natural settings were damaged due to...
Six months ago I was talking to my husband, Chuck Dennis, planning our date night and he said he would be home in 30 minutes. God had other plans for him. He never made it home that night and instead went to heaven. The Lord blessed me with an incredible husband and father to our four sons. We had...
Keeping our community cohesive in increasingly divisive times I’ve always been taken with the feeling of community that sits at the heart of Daniel Island. Although this area is primarily made up of those “from away,” the fact that so very few can claim to be actually “from Daniel Island” has a...
Last weekend The Daniel Island News earned 16 writing, design and photography awards in the South Carolina Press Association’s annual news contest. These awards represent the commitment and talent of The Daniel Island News staff in covering, supporting and educating the community on important news...
As Sue and I relaxed in the mineral spring water hot tub at an RV park outside of Palm Springs, California, the thought occurred to me that we are experiencing a different Palm Springs than what attracted Bob Hope, Dean Martin and Zsa Zsa Gabor to this desert hideaway 120 miles from Los Angeles....

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