Category: The South

Poor Man’s Banana?

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Pawpaw (Asimina triloba), also known as papaw, Indiana banana, Hoosier banana, Michigan banana, and poor man’s banana, is the only temperate member of the tropical ….

Race relations in the South

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I don’t like divisive politics. I like what Martin Luther King said about judging people by their character, not the color of their skin. I’ve ….

“DAUFUSKIE QUIET”

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The southernmost inhabited sea island in South Carolina, Daufuskie is a two by seven mile speck between Hilton Head and Savannah. There’s no bridge. We ….

EDISTO ISLAND

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South Carolina’s Low Country area is my favorite place in the world other than my place at Pineapple Hill. I especially love her sea islands. ….

Armadillos on the move

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Armadillos are expanding their presence. The areas in red are where they are now. Pink represents where they’re headed. They’re quirky critters that prefer Southern ….