Glorious Spring

In the South, more than just food is made in the kitchen. Family and friends come together, relationships are strengthened, longstanding traditions are passed down and new traditions begin. As the warm spring breezes give way to the dawning…

Fish Tales

Painting by William M. Rhett III. Our South Carolina coast with its miles of rivers, creeks and estuaries is home to hundreds of species of fish, birds, and animals. The redfish are the rulers of these waters. During high tides, the Reds take…

Vincent Chaplin

Story by Andrew Branning (Publisher) In Memory of a Hero (1969-2017) Sometimes people come into our lives for only a season. Whether it is a professor, co-worker or an oysterman. God has a way of using these people to slap us in the face…

Editor-in-Chief Patricia Branning

South Carolina's Lowcountry is a place of endless stories that rise up when least expected.  Your response to the Shrimp, Collards and Grits Series on our Lifestyle Book Series was one of those incredible, unexpected and amazing surprises.…

Spartina Grass

Photo by Marge Agin "To describe our growing up in the low country of South Carolina, I would have to take you to the marsh on a spring day, flush the great blue heron from its silent occupation, scatter marsh hens as we sink to our knees…

Introducing our Editor, Tom Poland!

Ebb Tide Down South Because our land and culture change, someone must document things. The calling summons me. —Tom Poland “Tom Poland is an inquisitive man who keeps an eye out for extravagant chunks of nature, disappearing cultures,…