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 ….

BOOK REVIEW: Comets

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WHAT TO READ IN THE HAMMOCK WHEN THE HOT TUB SPRINGS A LEAK. Last spring I bought Comets by Florida author Joseph Allen Costa. It’s ….

“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 ….