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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’...
Saturated fats? Still out. Coconut oil? Overrated. Is butter back? Sorry, not yet. Apparently, when it comes to fats, stick with polyunsaturated or monounsaturated. And between them? An American Heart Association (AHA) advisory panel, in a comprehensive analysis of recent studies (published last...
Fishing Tournament thank you The Daniel Island Inshore Fishing Club would like to thank all at the kids and families participating in the 7th Annual Daniel Island KIDS Fishing Tournament held June 17 at the Smythe Park Lake. In addition we especially appreciate all the donations that our sponsors...
If your marriage is struggling, should you stay together for the kids? Not always. Explains author Robyn Reisch, writing for iheartintelligence.com: “A married home does not always bring happiness, security or stability.” In fact, she says, it can often “result in the opposite.” Domestic...
In the wake of tragedy, Republicans and Democrats have historically set aside their differences, and come together to express kind words of sympathy and a sense that we should work together. Last month’s shooting at a Congressional baseball practice was no exception. In the days immediately...
From trash to treasure! Thank you for the article about recycling in the June 1-7, 2017 issue of the Daniel Island News. When it comes to e-waste recycling, you forgot to mention Goodwill. All personal data should be removed from computers before donating, but, according to their website, they...

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