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Small Lifeboat of Big Dreams

September 17, 2017

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In 1989, Hurricane Hugo took a break from its path of major destruction to pick up a random, little lifeboat and deposit it just off Rt 171 on Folly Beach, at the southern end of James Island in Charleston, SC. Some believe that the boat had been used as a coast guard lifeboat during WW […]

Harvey: Our Very Own Giant Rabbit

August 30, 2017

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Back in 1950, a popular film titled “Harvey” hit the theaters. Jimmy Stewart starred as a wealthy alcoholic man who starts having visions of a giant rabbit named Harvey.  Stewart, named Elwood P. Dowd, lives with his sister Veta and her daughter.  Needless to say, Veta worries that Elwood has gone insane. In the process […]

The Blizzard of the Century and the Need for Aerosol Cheese

January 23, 2016

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      LBL doesn’t know which makes her more giddy with excitement, the Trump and Palin love fest (LBL prefers to refer to the union as “Tralin'”) or the fact that she has chosen this very week to be in Hawaii and thereby avoid the massive “Blizzard of a Lifetime” that is choking the […]

Dr Zhivago was a Mere Innocent

February 1, 2011

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I checked weather.com last night and saw the following blaring headlines: “Impending storm will cover half of the country!  Storm will break all records!  100 million people will be impacted by this violent, destructive storm!”  This morning was no better: “Historic blizzard and ice storm underway at this exact moment in the Midwest!”  I turned […]