Recently I did a eulogy for a dear friend and church member. I smile when I think about the many conversations we had over the years where we would share from our hearts the intimate things occurring in our lives.
If adding a dog or cat to the family is out of the question, pet birds are extremely intelligent and form strong bonds with their owners. However, because companion birds are so smart, they need plenty of mental stimulation and attention
Estate planning is a task that people tend to put off, as any discussion of “the end” tends to be off-putting. However, people without their financial affairs in good order risk leaving their heirs some significant problems along with their legacies.
School is out and summer fun is in full swing. While kids today spend time at a wide variety of day camps and organized activities, the kids of my youth came up with our own plans to fill our summer days.
Recently I had to make a big decision on how I was going to live the rest of my life. Note that I said “live” and not “spend”. Too often do we spend our lives like we spend money. Money that is spent has no return.
Native South Carolinians will probably agree with the lyrics from “Carolina in the Morning,” the song recorded by Al Jolson and later Dean Martin. “Nothing could be finer than to be in Carolina in the morning,” they crooned.