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A Letter From Our Editor

Our September issue opens with the theme: New Beginnings. We bid adieu to summer and greet the fall season with anticipation of many things: cooler weather, the start of school, the beginning of football season and the performing arts season,…

Stories Told in Realism

With a command over the canvas like no other, local artist Sandy Lee is certainly a master of his craft. Equally adept at producing still lifes, portraits, human figures and
landscapes, his work presents to viewers stories told in oil, charcoal, pastel, and pencil – even watercolor.

Creating a Haven for Wildlife

By Paige Brown Owls softly hoot as they settle down for a nap. It’s a cool spring morning and the sky is just beginning to lighten in the east. Cardinals chirp as Carolina chickadees and tufted titmice take turns at…

Sourland: A Land of Sour Situations

By Kristen Scarlett You are recently widowed, lonely and isolated in your empty home. What do you do when a young microbiologist who works at a grocery store shows up to your house wearing a pumpkin on his head? You…

The Gibraltar of the South

By Adrian Gerth

It’s early on a January morning. Cold wind sweeps across the beach, racing up the earthworks and into the fort; a chill runs down your spine.