Monthly Archives: June 2011

Close to Shore – and up a creek

I vividly remember seeing the movie Jaws in a packed theater during the summer of 1975.  I’d read the Peter Benchley book the year before, so I thought I knew what to expect from the movie, but this early Spielberg … Continue reading

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Carrying the Flag – just-in-time leadership

If you ever were the last kid left on the playground when your classmates were picking teams for a recess game, then you will identify with Charles Edmondston Whilden.  Born in Charleston in 1824, his family wasn’t wealthy but the … Continue reading

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