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Issue 3.03 | Monday, Nov. 8, 2010 | Sweaters out; sweaters on

It's not too late to get tickets for the 3rd Annual Rural Mission Oyster Roast coming up on Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m. at Bowen's Island Restaurant on Folly Road. Tickets for the Nov. 14 event are $25 for adults, $30 at the door, and $5 for children 12 and under. This includes all the oysters you can eat, all beverages, food, music and lots of fun. Contact the Rural Mission at 768-1720 for tickets, buy at the door, or order online at ETix or at

:: Metanoia listens, invests


:: Not much of a "new era"

:: Five ways to keep warmer

:: West Ashley center to two on food

:: Drop us a line


___:: CALENDAR: This week ... and next

___:: REVIEW: Send us your reviews

___:: HISTORY: A railroad across SC

___:: QUOTE: On TV and chewing gum

___:: SPOTLIGHT: Meet an underwriter


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TODAY'S FOCUS | permalink
Nonprofit listens, then invests in community assets

Special to

NOV. 8, 2010 - "Oh, I know that community," says the woman in a recent conversation, "you don't want to be in there at the wrong time of day." She is describing the neighborhood where I live and work each day as the CEO of the Metanoia Community Development Corp.


Metanoia works with the southernmost neighborhoods in North Charleston with a particular focus on the Chicora-Cherokee community. By many accounts our community is struggling. We have low graduation and homeownership rates and the crime rates in our community routinely average higher than other neighborhoods in North Charleston.

And yet, at Metanoia we work with the firm conviction that this is only half the story of our neighborhood. On my walk to work I pass many great residents on their way to jobs or school. I see a school that is beating many odds and I pass houses purchased by first-time homebuyers. Our focus is to target investment in these community assets because they are the individuals and institutions most capable of bringing sustained change to our community. While most get a picture of our neighborhood from the media or negative statistics, we have gathered a group of motivated and inspired community residents who want to see change.

For too long, even those in the nonprofit sector believed only the negative stories of our neighborhood. As a result, we focused only on filling needs instead of building capacities. We saw the community as a place only of deficits and needs, not as a place of potential. Yet, every successful individual or group has been backed by someone who invested time and resources in their strengths, not just their problems.

One way we focus on assets at Metanoia is to discover community-based leaders and allow them to make decisions about how our resources are used. Metanoia recognizes local residents are the true experts for their communities. By granting local individuals a say in how investments are made in a community, we find our efforts quickly gain traction. No longer is it enough to do a good work to our more vulnerable neighbors. We now focus on working with those who are often labeled as having nothing to give.

Metanoia has three areas of primary investment. We focus our efforts in identifying neighborhood assets to build leaders, establish quality housing and generate economic development. By focusing in these three areas we have developed a holistic model of community transformation that can address several areas of our community at once. In the seven years of our existence, we have seen students in our Youth Leadership programs excel in school, 14 new homebuyers in the community, and crime decrease by over 60 percent on one street where our homeownership efforts were focused.

In 2009 Metanoia was one of 10 charities of the more than 8,000 registered in the state of South Carolina to receive an "Angel" designation from the South Carolina Secretary of State. This award is given to groups that operate with low overhead and achieve exemplary outcomes. News of this award was humbling for us and it was confirmation that by focusing on neighborhood assets we can effect change in a way that is both authentic and efficient.

Want to know more? We would love to have you visit Metanoia and talk with us about our many opportunities for volunteering or supporting our work. If you come, be prepared to see our community as a place of potential rather than problems. Be prepared to become part of a dynamic movement that is achieving measurable results with a community that many are quick to write off.

The Rev. Bill Stanfield is the CEO of Metanoia. For more information, visit Learn more about Metanoia at a fundraiser Christmas Jubilee at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2 at the Charleston Area Convention Center in North Charleston. Tickets are $30 per person; $15 for children; $240 for a table. Advance purchase is required by Nov. 19. For information on the Jubilee or to purchase tickets, call 843-529-3014.

CURRENTS| permalink
Not much of a "new era" for South Carolina
By ANDY BRACK, publisher

NOV. 5, 2010 — The headline in a local newspaper Wednesday after the GOP sweep in South Carolina was, “A New Era.”



Yes, South Carolina has elected Nikki Haley to be its first woman to serve as governor. But ideologically, she’s almost just like her mentor and predecessor, Gov. Mark Sanford – libertarian, confrontational with the legislature and set in her ways. We hope she’ll work with state lawmakers, not against them.

Yes, South Carolina has elected the first black GOP congressman in a century, but don’t expect a lot to change in how he deals with people from Charleston to Horry counties. He’ll vote the party line like his predecessor, Rep. Henry Brown.

Yes, South Carolina will have a new lieutenant governor, but judging from the shenanigans that went on around election day involving alleged illegal robo-calls, things aren’t starting off on a great foot. Perhaps newcomer Ken Ard has taken some plays from the strategy book of outgoing Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer, who has had his own problems with the law.

Yes, Republicans will keep control of the S.C. House of Representatives, with a pickup of a seat here and there. They’ll have a larger majority than last year, but the way the House works won’t change much, unless some Haley-ites are successful in upending House Speaker Bobby Harrell. (Don’t count on it.)

Yes, Republicans won a sweep in the constitutional offices so that now there is no statewide elected Democrat.

And that, my friends, is the only substantive change – that South Carolina lost its last statewide Democratic officeholder when Greenville lawyer Frank Holleman was unable to keep the superintendent of education position in the blue column. Now with Republican Mick Zais in control at the Education Department, look for lots of broom-sweeping as education professionals with a lot of seniority likely will find the door out pretty quickly.

It’s unclear what that will hold for South Carolina’s children in public schools, but a betting person might take odds that education won’t get better despite Zais’s pledge to put more money in the classroom. We’ll just have to see.

For now, the election should be seen as a huge wake-up call to the S.C. Democratic Party, which evidently ignored similar wake-up calls in 2002 when Sanford ousted Jim Hodges and in 2006 when the GOP made other gains.

Memo to State Dems: Continuing to do things the same way and expecting different results is Einstein’s definition of insanity. It’s time for new leadership, new ideas, a new strategy and effective use of modern tools to deliver the message of your vision, why you are relevant and why you are not a party of bogeymen.

Failure for Democrats to bulk up politically and be a serious alternative to the Republicans is, quite frankly, bad for democracy in our state. If the only ideas being considered are unchallenged by vigorous debate, then we might as well have an autocracy. As Mark Twain once said, “To lodge all power in one party and keep it there is to insure bad government.”

* * * * *

At the national level, don’t look for things to get nicer anytime soon. With the GOP retaking control of the U.S. House, the nasty rhetoric of the past few months likely will get shriller.

Republicans, remembering how they were triangulated by President Bill Clinton after the 1994 House takeover, won’t want to cooperate much at all. Instead, as one Senate leader suggested, it will be all-out war to try to make President Barack Obama become the political equivalent of toast.

Meanwhile, Obama will turn on the charm and try to figure out his own way to work with Republicans to get things done. If nothing happens, he’ll blame them over the 2012 presidential campaign, which, if you haven’t noticed, already is under way.

Hold onto your seats. It’s going to be a wild ride in the Palmetto State and nationally.

Andy Brack, publisher of Statehouse Report and Charleston Currents, can be reached at

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Preview planned for proposed West Ashley senior center

More than 500 people responded to a recent survey about a proposed center for senior citizens in the West Ashley area, and interested seniors are invited to attend a free preview Wednesday to see what activities the center may offer.

The preview will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Jewish Community Center, 1645 Wallenberg Boulevard, off St. Andrews Boulevard and Ashley Hall Road.

The West Ashley Senior Services Coordinating Committee is crafting the vision for the proposed gathering place for adults over age 50. Citizen input helped identify the services, programs and facilities people feel are most vital. After Wednesday's preview, the next step will be to determine funding sources and the best site for the center.

The West Ashley Senior Services Coordinating Committee was created by citizens meeting since the summer of 2009 at "Coffee with Colleen and Aubry," a weekly get-together at Sojourn Coffee with Charleston County Council member Colleen Condon and City Council member Aubry Alexander. In addition to the citizens on the committee and County Councilman Vic Rawl, there are representatives from the Jewish Community Center, St. Andrews Parks and Playground, Roper St. Francis Healthcare, and city and county staff.

The committee has identified a wealth of senior resources already in the area, but under 10 or more roofs. Seven housing facilities that focus on senior residences are located in West Ashley. As of the 2000 census, there were 17,000 residents who were age 50 and up, representing 28 percent of the West Ashley population area.

Information on the proposed senior center, news and survey results can be found online.

Les Dames d'Escoffier sponsors Harvest Fare event

The third annual Charleston Farmers Market Harvest Fare will feature cooking demonstrations, local produce and vendors from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

The Charleston chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier, a worldwide philanthropic society of professional women leaders in the fields of food, fine beverage, and hospitality, will sponsor the event along with Stage Presence.

New this year, a Children's Tent will offer activities and tastings just for children's palates. Several Farmers Market vendors also are creating seasonal specialties in honor of the Harvest Fare: Charleston Crepe Company will feature a crepe made with local, seasonal ingredients; Rio Bertolini will create special, seasonal ravioli and Messy Apron will debut a seasonal pumpkin and sweet potato soup.

Seven cooking demonstrations will be hosted by Les Dames d'Escoffier International members, chefs and vendors.

"Nearly all of our members are involved in this market every week, whether as vendors, chefs purchasing goods, or simply as Saturday shoppers. The Charleston Farmers Market is an essential ingredient in Charleston's food community, and we are proud to support and expand the annual Harvest Fare," says Maggie Kennedy, Les Dames d'Escoffier member.

Deadline approaches to apply for county board jobs

The deadline is Dec. 6 to apply for voluntary jobs on Charleston County boards and commissions.

Charleston County Council announces the following vacancies:

  • Charleston Center Advisory Board, three vacancies
  • Business License/User Fee Appeals Board, three vacancies for applicants with strong financial background
  • Board of Assessment Appeals, one vacancy
  • Saint Johns Firemen's Insurance and Inspection Fund (1% Commission), one vacancy for applicants who live within the Saint Johns Fire District
  • Charleston County Greenbelt Bank Board, three vacancies
  • Library Board of Trustees, two vacancies
  • Set Off Debt Collection Officer, one vacancy
  • Weed and Trash Abatement Hearing Board, two vacancies

Charleston County Council encourages citizens of Charleston County who are willing to volunteer to serve on one of these important boards to submit an application for appointment.

Charleston County Council's application for appointment can be found online. Applications will be considered by County Council's Administration Policy and Rules Committee at 4:15 p.m. Dec. 16. County Council will vote on the committee's recommendations at 7 p.m. Dec. 21.

Health fair set for Thursday in Moncks Corner

The Upward Bound Math and Science Center at Trident Technical College's Berkeley Campus is holding a free community health fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at Trident's Berkeley Campus, 1001 S. Live Oak Drive (Highway 17-A) in Moncks Corner.

The public is invited to learn about improving physical, financial, personal and home health. Vendors will provide demonstrations, information and services.

Husk restaurant opens today on Queen Street

The latest addition to Charleston's restaurant scene, Husk, will open for dinner tonight at 76 Queen Street.

Brunch service will begin on Nov. 14, and the restaurant will serve lunch starting on Nov. 22.

Spearheaded by Executive Chef Sean Brock, Husk will be a refined interpretation of ingredients sourced only from the South. In the words of Chef Brock, "If it ain't Southern, it ain't walkin' in the door."

Leading the restaurant's day-to-day operations will be Chef de Cuisine, Travis Grimes. A native of Charleston, Chef Grimes has worked at McCrady's since 2003. Grimes will run the Husk kitchen and oversee the menu, working closely with Brock to ensure the menu's authenticity and commitment to traditional Southern techniques is upheld.

Husk's use of ingredients from Southern farmers, artisans, and fisherman - including Thornhill Farm, a 100-acre parcel of land operated by Farmer Maria Baldwin that will provide fresh produce to the kitchen - means that the menu will consist of what is fresh and available that day.

Charleston County Technology Services employees Donald Giacomo (left) and Brenda Wheatley, celebrate their award with Assistant Administrator for General Services Walt Smalls. Photo by Jennie Davis Flynn.

County employee wins international award

Brenda Wheatley, Charleston County's Geographic Information Systems coordinator, has been recognized because the county's work with GIS technology was among a few projects honored from more than 100,000 organizations around the world.

Wheatley received Esri's Special Achievement in GIS award, which is given to the Esri software user sites around the world to recognize outstanding work with GIS technology.

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HAVE A REVIEW? If you have a review or recommendation of a book, movie, restaurant or local arts endeavor, please send no more than 150 words to editor Marsha Guerard. Make sure to include your name and full contact information.

Worried about losing trade to Savannah, Aiken brought railroad

A son of James Aiken and Elizabeth Read, William Aiken was born in county Antrim, Northern Ireland, on August 20, 1778. He immigrated to South Carolina with his family in 1789 and settled near the town of Winnsboro in Fairfield County. Before the death of his father in 1798,
Aiken was apprenticed to Charleston cotton merchant and factor Samuel Blakely. Aiken matured quickly and often managed the firm when Blakely was away on business.

Excerpt of 1833 South Carolina transportation map showing 136-mile route of railroad from Charleston to Hamburg, built and operated by the South Carolina Canal and Rail Road Company.

With support from Blakely, Aiken went into business for himself in 1803 and brought in his brother, David, as an apprentice. Two years later Aiken opened a branch in Winnsboro in order to secure a larger share of the growing inland cotton trade. Utilizing Blakely's international trade connections, Aiken added banking to his accomplishments, later serving as a director of the Planters' and Mechanics' Bank of South Carolina, the Union Insurance Company, and the Charleston branch of the Bank of the United States. Also, he began to purchase rice lands in Colleton District. His son and heir, William Aiken, Jr., would subsequently become one of the largest rice growers in the state.

From 1823 to 1830 Aiken represented St. Philip's and St. Michael's Parishes in the S.C. House of Representatives, serving on the committees on accounts, internal improvements, and ways and means.

As one of Charleston's leading businessmen, Aiken was acutely aware of the city's loss of trade to Savannah and other cities. In March 1828 Aiken served on a Chamber of Commerce committee to investigate the feasibility of constructing a railroad from Charleston to the Savannah River near Augusta, Georgia. Accordingly, "a respectable portion of our citizens," wrote planter Elias Horry, "agreed that a railroad would be beneficial to revive the diminishing commerce of the city." Later that year Aiken and others received a charter from the General Assembly authorizing the creation of the South Carolina Canal and Rail Road Company.

Aiken, the railroad's largest investor, was soon chosen as president of the newly chartered company. Under his direction, a route was selected and track began to be laid between Charleston and the new cotton boomtown of Hamburg, across the Savannah River from Augusta. Aiken angered states' rights advocates, however, when he went to Washington, D.C., in an unsuccessful bid to secure a federal subscription to SCC&RR stock.

He would not live to see the completion of the railroad. Aiken was thrown from his carriage in Charleston on March 4, 1831, and died from his
injuries the following day. He was buried in the Second Presbyterian Churchyard, Charleston, a church he helped to found in 1809.

-- Excerpted from the entry by Louis P. Towles. To read more about this or 2,000 other entries about South Carolina, check out The South Carolina Encyclopedia by USC Press. (Information used by permission.)


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THE LIST | permalink
Five ways to keep warmer


We're shivering as we edit this edition of Charleston Currents, so we thought we'd ask Renee Patey of The Sustainability Institute for tips on how to keep warm without breaking the bank this winter.

  • Switch your ceiling fans to draw air up and circulate warm air during the winter months.

  • Wrap your hot water tank in a thermal blanket. These will reduce the heat loss when you're not using hot water, and it will pay for itself in less than a year.

  • Get a programmable thermostat and program it to heat when you are home and to set back the temp when you're not - you don't need to heat an empty house. Recommended temp for winter is 68 degrees, every 1-degree shift can mean a 4-6 percent shift in you utility bill.

  • Use weather-stripping on your windows, doors and attic hatch, and use caulk under shoe molding to keep out the drafts (FYI, this is good for all seasons).

  • Spending a lot of time indoors and online? Set your computers to go into sleep mode after 15-20 minutes of non-use and eliminate the use of screen savers. This will reduce the phantom energy use of your most popular home electronics.

Contact The Sustainability Institute for more tips and tricks on saving energy and reducing your utility bills; and for a list of our upcoming Home Energy Conservation Workshops. Call: 843-529-3421, send an email or visit on the Web.

Chewing gum for the eyes

"TV is chewing gum for the eyes."

-- Frank Lloyd Wright, (1869-1959), American architect


Sustainable seafood dinner: 7:30 p.m., Nov. 8, at Pane e Vino, 17 Warren Street. The South Carolina Aquarium and Pane e Vino present a relaxing evening of mouth-watering sustainable seafood and seafood education. Enjoy dishes highlighting natural products from our coast prepared with an Italian flair, all while learning about how your seafood choices can affect the fish of the future. Dinner reservations are $45 per person (not including tax and gratuity). Ten percent of the total will go towards the South Carolina Aquarium's Sustainable Seafood Initiative. Space is limited. For reservations, contact Pane e Vino at (843) 853-5955.

(NEW) Charleston job searching: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Nov. 10, Springhill Suites, 98 Ripley Point Drive. Charleston Young Professionals hosts a panel discussion over lunch on effective ways to job search in Charleston. A panel of local experts will share tips and tricks for getting your foot in the door and landing the job you want. The cost is $25 for non-members, and $15 for members. To register visit

Blessing of the Vine Festival: 1 to 5 p.m., Nov. 13, Irvin-House Vineyard, located at 6775 Bears Bluff Road on Wadmalaw Island. At the 8th Annual Blessing of the Vine Festival, wine lovers can witness the blessing of muscadine grapevines by a priest, and enjoy live music from The Hawkes while taking in the charming setting of Irvin-House Vineyard. The event, which includes a burger-cookng contest, is open to the public, admission is $5 per car. Food will be available for purchase from Taco Boy, Home Team BBQ and Alchemy Coffee Shop. The Blessing ceremony will start at 2 p.m. For more information, call (843) 559-6867.

(NEW) Artist lecture and book signing: 7 p.m., Nov. 10, Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip St. Kendall Messick, a photographer, filmmaker and installation artist whose multi-media exhibition, "The Projectionist," showed at the Halsey Institute in 2007, will discuss the progression of the project and its star, Gordon Brinkle. "The Projectionist" is a documentary, multi-media exhibition and now a book that explores one man's lifelong fascination with the golden age of film and, in particular, the grand movie palace. Gordon Brinkle (1915-2007) devoted his life to one project stemming from his passion for this waning era in American culture: The Shalimar Theatre, a fully functional, 9-seat, faux-vintage movie "palace," which he lovingly constructed in the basement of his modest Delaware home.

3rd Annual Rural Mission Oyster Roast: 3-6 p.m., Nov. 14, Bowen's Island Restaurant. Don't miss this terrific November oyster roast that supports the outreach programs of the Rural Mission, which helps those who have the least. Enjoy great roasted oysters, food, drinks, live music and a great sunset view. Tickets are $25 for adults, $5 for children and are available from the Rural Mission at 843-768-1720, or buy at the door or order online.

Field feast: 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., Nov. 14, Rosebank Farms, 4455 Betsy Kerrison Parkway on Johns Island. The second annual Lowcountry Field Feast honors all things local, from landscape to produce to seafood. Proceeds from the farm field trip and family-style supper will benefit Lowcountry Local First's sustainable agriculture program. James Beard Award-winning Chef Mike Lata of FIG restaurant will cook supper, Sidi Limehouse and Louise Bennett of Rosebank Farms will serve as hosts and the dinner will take place in their backyard by Haulover Creek. Local bluegrass band The Bushels will entertain. Tickets for the event are $125. To purchase tickets, visit or call 843-853-9120.


The art of negotiation workshop: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to noon, Friday, begins Nov. 15, 297 East Bay St. Erica Ariel Fox leads this workshop using the Beyond Yes Method to turn stressful personal or professional relationships into successful ones. Cost: $850. Go online for more information or phone the Sophia Institute, 843-720-8528.

(NEW) Metanoia's Christmas Jubilee: 6 p.m. Dec. 2, Charleston Area Convention Center, North Charleston. Tickets are $30 per person; $15 for children; $240 for a table. Advance purchase is required by Nov. 19. For information on the Jubilee or to purchase tickets, call 843-529-3014.


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12/30: Kiser: Yoga champ
Guerard: Hunger, homeless
Emerson: Ordinance
Meals on Wheels
Joye: Court system vital
Barnette: The Nutcracker
Kaynard: Recycling ideas
Swayne: Health reform
Boisseau: Idea harvested
Hamilton: Operation Home
Humphreys: Being healthier
Dittloff: Saltmarsh
Guerard: Veterans Day
Stanfield: Metanoia invests
Hannah: Immunologix
Clements: Red Cross
Roberts: Road myths
Jones, Patrick: Schools
Spencer: Fine Art Annual
Duncan: 220 years of service
Colbert: Smartphones
Barnette: Ballet season
Bailey: YESCarolina book
Crosland: HeadsUp on injuries
Starland: Visual arts
Vural: Art, essay contest
9/23: Blanchard: House in order
Barry: Going "social"
9/16: Hutchisson: Being green
Schleissman: Wood workshop
9/9: Kirby: Sobering success
Brooks: Great volunteers
9/2: Graul: Lowcountry Loc 1st


12/30: Spiked Ambrosia
Retooling sports gear
Looking for perspective
Experience a gift
Ticket for downtown
11 /11:
Early for Christmas?
On sharpening knives
On voting decisions
Fall color, parties
Squirrel away some pecans
New film on Jews, baseball
Making It Grow
Diving into the Lowcountry
Curbing domestic violence
Shrimp-baiting time
Tail-wagging and -gating
Urban gardening
Nirvana, Class of '14
History is interesting
Robert, Variety Store
Lazy? Boiled peanuts
Purple Toes book
Art opens doors
Lots to do on 4th
Ways to nab skeeters
Dump the Pump, more
Lots to do locally
Dancin' for dollars


12/27: Planning Kansas trip
Remembering Owen
12/13: Inspiring entrepreneurs
Be careful what you ask for
Our linguistic heritage
Shared sacrifice
Media responsibility
11/8: No "new era" for SC
11/1: "Invest" isn't dirty word
10/25: Challenges ahead
10/11: Highway problem
Dupree and Senate
Haley-Sheheen race
Political, energy efficiency
British invasion
Meet Dave the Potter
Gulf pix make impact
Thank a teacher
Pharmacy, juice
Cherry juice, Gardner
Biden on Hollings
About Turkey
Campaign trash
Impatient electorate
Haley's thin record
Daddy-daughter trip
Gulf spill report


10/21: Charleston: good performer
8/19: How many med schools for SC?


10/28: Eggers joins Blackbaud
Restorative Physiology, ArborGen
Finance, accounting class
Busy with meetings
On biz interruptions
Pecha Kucha 7 coming
TwelveSouth again
Tech After 5 hits Chas
TwelveSouth scores praise
Facebook on privacy
Spark Charleston, more
Green Wizard, more
Encouraging biz signs
Biz fair, CED venture
Lowcountry tech hub
Advice on working with Boeing
1/21: Co-working group
1/7: Free library text questions


9/23: Shredding together
Saving money
Energy standards needed
Investing can be tied to ideals
8/5: Trident Tech green grant


12/30: Top lists from 2010
5 tech trends for 2011
5 holiday party tips
12/16: Holiday recycling
12/13: 5 offbeat SC places
12/9: 5 financial sites
12/6: 12 uses of WD-40
12/2: 5 for Web traffic
11/29: 5 on dehydration
11/22: 5 for going back to school
11/18: 5 on foreclosure
11/15: 5 for exercising
11/11: 5 to rid roadblocks
11/8: 5 for keeping warm
11/4: 5 favorite ballets
11/1: 5 for your face
10/28: 5 parenting tips
10/25: 5 on long-term care
10/21: 5 on childhood obesity
10/18: 5 homeless myths
10/14: 5 on breast cancer
10/11: 5 beef cuts
10/7: 5 back helpers
10/4: 5 for recruiting
9/30: 5 kids' books
9/27: 5 for kayaks
9/23: 5 for pets
9/20: 5 at the Gibbes
9/16: 5 date nights
9/13: 5 fall plants
9/9: 5 wine resources
9/6: 5 magical moments
9/2: 5 great preachers

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