DECEMBER 3, 2010 3:48 p.m. (0)Dexter Goodwin remembers the sound of waves lapping up on a Long Island Sound beach that put him to sleep every night as a kid.
He remembers the rocks, driftwood and barnacles that were a part of his growing up on Killams Point in Branford, Conn.
There was the weathered one-lane bowling alley, the barn and stables that were part of a once self-sustaining farm in the 1900s. Continue reading...
JANUARY 21, 2011 11:44 a.m. (0)Early last year Jane Yarborough Creech’s doctor found her low hemoglobin levels were not caused by simple anemia, but by colon cancer.
She needed surgery.
But then a curious thing happened. The Greenville photographer learned her artwork would grace the cover of Pulitzer-Prize nominated author Joyce Carol Oates’ forthcoming book, “A Widow’s Story: A Memoir,” scheduled for release Feb. 15. Continue reading...
MARCH 13, 2011 3:31 p.m. (0)
Spring wildflowers are nature’s gift, a reward for surviving the stark gray days of winter. Starting with the emergence of spring ephemerals beginning around mid-March, moving to showy flowering trees and shrubs in May and June and ending with a wash of goldenrods and asters in September and October, wildflowers paint the landscape of the Upstate and the Carolinas. Here are some spots to consider.
JUNE 16, 2011 11:45 a.m. (0)Nature photographer Clay Bolt wants Upstate residents to know their neighbors.
Not the neighbors who live in the house next door or across the street or even down the block, but the kind of “neighbors” that call our backyards, parks and other natural spaces home.
Think salamanders, snakes and frogs. Trillium, lady’s slippers and orchids. Continue reading...
OCTOBER 7, 2011 11:22 a.m. (0)There’s never a bad fall leaf season, according to Caesar’s Head interpretative ranger and naturalist Tim Lee.
There’s always color.
But the intensity differs from year to year. Continue reading...