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Fall is here and the cool breeze is finally at the beach in Charleston, South Carolina.  It's pumpkin time.  Need one? Go to Boone Hall off Highway 41 in Mount Pleasant and enjoy the pumpkin patch and the Halloween events.  Fun for all ages. A cool amd welcome breeze has hit the housing market to...
10/05/2010
I love where I live.  Yes, I live in metro Charleston, South Carolina just 12 minutes from the Atlantic Ocean but I love it here for other reasons too.  We have a sense of humor, a sense of joy and a sense of who we are and where we came from.  The Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park under th...
09/08/2010
Charleston, South Carolina has again ranked on the Travel+Leisure magazine list of favorite cities in the United State and Canada.  For the two previous years we were at number 4 but now....drum role please...we are at number 3.   The only cities that beat us are New York and San Francisco.  Trav...
07/15/2010
One of the perks of living in metro Charleston,South Carolina is the plethora of fresh fruits and vegetables.  Each Saturday morning from April 3 to December 19th the Charleston Farmers Market in Marion Square is the place to be.  Want breakfast?  You've come to the right place.  Crepes to coffee...
06/21/2010
I live in the gated golf course community of Dunes West in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, a suburb of Charleston.  Our neighborhood is the largest gated community in the area.  Why do I live in a gated community?  Simple, it's where the house I liked is. When we moved here in 1996 my little are...
06/19/2010
When I moved to Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, a suburb of Charleston from Atlanta in 1996 real estate agents here were still carrying the MLS book and opening their lock boxes with a clunky key.  Few had cell phones and even fewer had computers.  It seemed to me that Atlanta was light years ahe...
06/07/2010
Back in the day I was a "trailing spouse".  To those of you young ones that meant as my spouse was transferred or changed jobs I "trailed" behind with children (or prior to) in tow.  It could be said it meant I had little if any identity but have no fear, that did not apply to me. The first "trai...
05/31/2010
Hurricane season is upon us aka mother nature reminding us who is boss.  I am by no means making light of this possible terrible disaster.  Any thing I can't control knocks me for a loop but I do believe some preparation is required.  I have evacuted once and I can say I wish I had been more orga...
05/25/2010
There are no "For Sale" signs allowed in my gated community of Dunes West in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.  Is that a good or a bad thing?  I was an on-site agent here for years back when the neighborhood was first under going it's big growth spurt.  In those days the signs were from the develo...
05/07/2010
  Welcome to Dunes West in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina...a suburb of Charleston.  I call Dunes West home and so do over 1000 other families.  Enter the gate and you find homes of all sizes and shapes.  From courtyard homes with zero lot line to large homes on over an acre; Dunes West has it al...
04/21/2010
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