Charleston: Summer 2018

Although summer might not be the best time to visit Charleston in terms of the weather, there is always plenty to see and do in the sunshine. During my last summer visit, I took a carriage ride with former prosecutor Jared Mogil. Our route took us along the battery and throughout Charleston's historic downtown district. One … Continue reading Charleston: Summer 2018

Winter Weekend in Charleston: Part II

And the adventures in Charleston continue! Late Saturday afternoon, we visited the Akien-Rhett House for a tour of an historic Charleston home. Built in 1820, the Aiken-Rhett House is a preserved antebellum townhouse complete with outbuildings and grounds. What makes this tour unique among other house tours is that it hasn’t been refurbished and repaired, … Continue reading Winter Weekend in Charleston: Part II

Myrtle Beach: Part II

Over the dunes, here is the surf. As much as I love the sand, I've always thought the Atlantic was cold, murky. It feels eerie not being able to see what you are stepping on. I don't think I went in past my knees. The damp, hard sand was the best for spreading out my beach … Continue reading Myrtle Beach: Part II

Myrtle Beach: Part I

A few weeks ago, I caught a direct flight from LGA (the gross terminal, which turns out to be all of the airport except the Delta terminal) down to Myrtle Beach. Aside from some weather related delays,  which have become the norm for me at this point, it was smooth traveling south. I was staying … Continue reading Myrtle Beach: Part I