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Cherimie Crane

Be simple. Be happy. Be real. Be Beaufort!

  By Cherimie Crane Scribbled on notepads, tucked in tablets, drafted in unsent emails are stories some of great significance, some of little importance, and many incomplete thoughts. Descriptive paragraphs about the way the moonlight dances across the Beaufort River like thousands of tiny ballerinas create chapter after chapter written by the solitude of streetlight.… Keep Reading

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WATER FESTIVAL IS APPROACHING

By Cherimie Crane Although there is speed, bravado, and crowds pouring through downtown streets, it isn’t quite Running of the Bulls. Prideful demonstrations of poetic patriotism abound; flags are flown, draped, and tattooed; yet it isn’t the Olympics. Incredible displays of valor and humility bring new meaning to horseshoes and croquet. Coerced captains of glorified… Keep Reading

Cherimie Crane

Annual Father’s Day Guilt

  By Cherimie Crane   In conjunction with pending nuptials, pending contracts, and pending sanity, I have annual Father’s Day guilt. It is a bit different than that dainty teaspoon of guilt mom is highly skilled at mixing into morning coffee. Keep Reading

Tips for eye-safe fun in the sun

By Dr. Mark Siegel, MD, FAAO Medical director of Sea Island Ophthalmology, board certified, American Board of Ophthamology, www.seaislandophthamology.com. 525-1500. As you rub sunscreen on to protect your skin this summer, don’t forget to protect your eyes as well. Summertime means more time spent outdoors, and studies show that exposure to bright sunlight may increase… Keep Reading