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Choosing a Thankful Heart: A Thanksgiving Reflection

Being thankful is, above all, a choice and a reflection of  how we see ourselves and our relationship to the world around us. I am 40 years old. I’m married and have four kids, a dog, a cat and a fish. They all live in a house that I will pay off when I am 65, maybe…. Read More…

Jim Sauter of Bluffton Pharmacy Honors the True Spirit of Medicine

One local pharmacist honors the true spirit of medicine, one customer at a time. Bluffton pharmacist Jim Sauter is a throwback to simpler times: a good man who knows his business and does it for all the right reasons. Newcomers to the area might patronize the same Walgreens or CVS where they got their prescriptions… Read More…

Love Stinks on a Fall Hunt

Every November, my dad brings two things back from Michigan: fresh venison and a funny story. One year, he accidentally shot two deer with one bullet. Another time, he was visited by a pair of porcupines. Dad always gives the full story over Thanksgiving dinner, and my Uncle Dave usually shares his version during family… Read More…

Those Torturous English Cuts: A Trip to the Department Store, Pre-WWI

A trip to Savannah for back-to-school clothes offered more than one Bluffton resident bargained for. Back in the old days just before World War I, along about the time when I was shedding rompers for shirts and pants, my family, like many others in Bluffton, still clung to the horse-and-buggy era. Our horse was a handsome… Read More…

Just Jevon: Part Deux

So, my second solo show is coming up on November 10 at Bluffton’s only listening room, The Roasting Room. Am I as nervous as the first solo show back in February? I hope not. What am I planning to do differently this time around? Do I have new songs? Am I gonna actually take my… Read More…