What a motto. At least it’s better than some of the ones that got put up when I used to work here.
When I got back to the Deep South from spending a year in the Tucson desert, four things really struck me – the humidity how green everything is southern accents and the overabundance of radio evangelists. Upon my return I was driving around and scanning the radio stations when I came upon this jewel… … Read More “New Wingnut Entertainment in Town” »
This weekend marks the 25th Anniversary of Art in the Park in Greenville. The show started out in Cleveland Park, and has moved locations several times. It’s current location is less in the park and more out on main street, but it is set up to take advantage of the renovated Falls Park in the … Read More “Art in the Park” »
A little bit of rain, and our street floods once again.
Speaking of strange things in churches, the lunatic right wing group, Christian Exodus, made the front page of the Greenville News again. This group is trying to get other ultra-right wingers to move to South Carolina so that it can secede from the Union (again) and form its own Christian Theocracy.
I returned home from Philly to find that our neighborhood had flooded – again. The torrential rains we had while I was away landed our street in the news just about every day. It doesn’t take torrential rains. Just a normal rain will produce a large pool at the end of our stream in which … Read More “Flooding Fairfield” »
I like to pretend I’m a photographer. I’m not. I’ve got some decent equipment, and I know the basics, but I can’t seem to come up with those awe-inspiring shots that I see at shows such as Artisphere. This morning was another of those awe-inspiring mornings after a day of storms, so I decided to … Read More “In Search of the Rural Piedmont” »
Artisphere took place this weekend in Greenville. I guess this is the successor to the old River Place Arts Festival, held about this time each year until year before last. The emphasis is on International Arts, and with any festival of this type, there is a combination of live performances and booths with art for … Read More “Quick trip to the Artisphere” »
It’s bad enough that gas is at $2.00 a gallon. Today I got another shock. At lunch today I drove over to the Westgate area of Spartanburg to browse in Best Buy and to get a quick bite to eat at Chik-fil-a. Their #1 sandwich combo costs $4.79, so I pulled out a five dollar … Read More “So much for shopping in Spartanburg” »