What’s so special about the bottle of wine pictured here? Nothing, except that it was purchased on a Sunday in Greenville, South Carolina. No longer do we have to drive across the border into North Carolina if we need to pick up a six-pack for a party, or a bottle of wine for a dinner. … Continue reading Blue Laws Relax
I thought the good people of South Carolina had just passed an amendment to the state constitution prohibiting this… Turns out Johnnie is a woman. The social upheaval can remain dormant. Continue reading Gay Marriage??
Prior to our concert at the Peace Center last night, the entering audience was serenaded (if that’s the right word) by a group of 35 tubas playing Christmas carols. Apparently this is a national event that takes place the second weekend of December each year. According to the TubaChristmas website… TUBACHRISTMAS was conceived in … Continue reading TubaChristmas
‘Twas the coldest weekend of this winter so far. The lake was actually frozen, as was the fountain on our front porch. Here’s another fountain downtownd… Continue reading Cold weekend
I had two occasions to shop downtown this weekend at the Mast General Store. Located a couple of doors down is Bentley’s Bookshop. I was dismayed to see a "Store Closing" sign on the door. Greenville has a dirth of used bookstores, especially of the quality of Bentley’s. I have to admit that I tended … Continue reading Closure
This weekend we presented our annual Christmas concert with the Greenville Chorale. The concert was a joint effort between the Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra and the Chorale, with a Friday concert up there and Saturday night in the Peace Center. With the ensuing rehearsals, it was quite a busy weekend. Thursday night’s rehearsal was a bit … Continue reading [loud]Magnificent[/loud]