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Hurricanes and the kindness of strangers

I did not live in Charleston in September 1989, but it doesn’t take long after moving here to have the date etched on your consciousness. It is the day the clock stopped and all the rules were rewritten,the day the setbacks and flood lines were redrawn, and the day that most people redefined their relationship […]

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The Fun Has Already Started

We’re 1/2 way there; we’re spending the night at Christie’s. Judy brought 1,000 pictures of days gone by on her iPad. Emily is flipping through them with Judy, Steph and Connie. Emily is learning about humgus tips, Snowshoe — the kitty, lambchops, short-shorts from 1983, Uncle Andy, and much more. We can’t to here your […]

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Emily makes the Newspaper with Her Classmates

Emily and her friends and classmates appeared in a video about bigotry in their lives. We think the videographer asked them if bigotry was still an issue for them, and if schools should still focus on “black history” month. Many of the students are in Emily’s 10th grade class at SOA.

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iPhone Photos of Space Center and Pig & Whistle

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Kayaking with Manatees

Today we woke up in crystal river and went downstairs to have continental breakfast. Of course, Emily was still in bed. So, I made an extra trip down there with her once everyone else was finished. There was an awesome pancake machine which made pancakes for you. One of the nice things is that our […]

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