Today we were back in Charleston, SC to perform at the Charleston Museum, another repeat client. It was a great show with a fun audience. The Charleston Museum is the oldest museum in the nation — indeed, it is even three years older than the nation. Out front is a replica of the H L… Read More Doing the Charleston (Museum)
We’re starting 2020, more or less, in one of our favorite towns: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. We began the day with a return performance at a preschool, which has been hosting us every year for the past several years. It was another fun show. These kids are young but bright and attentive; the preschool seems… Read More Starting the Year in Myrtle Beach
Last Tuesday we were discussing rivers and lakes on Twitter. Every Tuesday we join an international group of globe trotters who like to discuss various topics related to travel. Rivers and lakes remind us to pause, take a moment and reflect. As human beings made of 98% water we are naturally drawn to bodies of… Read More Favorite Rivers around the World
The Hunley was an early SUBmarine,the most SUBstantial anyone had seen.In fact (to be SUBjective), for the timeshe was an achievement most SUBlime.A craft both SUBtle and SUBtile, she was fitto SUBside Yankee vessels, or make them SUBmitthrough SUBterfuge. Craftily she’d creepupon them SUBmerged several fathoms deep.And her SUBversive gray-clad crewdid SUBdue one enemy ship,… Read More On a Replica of the Confederate Submarine H.L. Hunley at the Charleston Museum
Fossil hunting is not just for paleontologists. Although it doesn’t hurt to bring one along. We had an excellent one accompany us when we made our first fossil-finding foray. His name is Ashby Gale and he is the owner of Charleston Fossil Adventures, which conducts tours in South Carolina to uncover fossils in places where… Read More Fossil Hunt
The giant ape flew in a rage.It would have been easy to keep him a pet.But nobody bothered to put in his cagehis very own little gold statuette.
This week finds us in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, where we did many of the usual touristy things people do in Myrtle Beach. We visited the beach itself, we went camping and we toured the Hollywood Wax Museum, including Hannah’s Mirror Maze and Breakout, a zombie-themed house of horror – all quite well done. But… Read More Shagging by the Ocean
Greeting the tide in ties and hats,merely waving at the waves, respectablyapart from the patternlesspattern of thrashing and writhingand treacherous undertow;innocent that some unseen handhas framed them as a part of the scene.
Back in the early 80s, an African-American man named Pearl Fryar wanted to move into a white neighborhood in South Carolina, when he heard someone express concern because they thought black people neglected their yards. So Pearl decided to prove the stereotype wrong in grand fashion by winning the Yard of the Month award in… Read More Pearl’s Magical Garden
Trailing like dry leavesin Homo sapiens’ wakebirds take their own plunge. ~ Dennis Goza
We came, we saw, we danced. And danced and danced. For nearly all of 2018, we danced in a different scenic or iconic location every day. We began on New Year’s Day on the beach in Myrtle Beach, SC; and we skipped and swayed and pranced and capered and cavorted and bopped and twirled and… Read More Dance Across America – East to West
It’s a chance for perennial RVers like us to take a break from the constant travel, put down roots for a short time, do something a little different from our usual activities, catch up on RV maintenance, meet a lot of people, and even make some pocket change in the process.… Read More RV Life on a Tree Lot