So I cleaned off my desk ...

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 5:06 p.m.

I cleaned off my desk today.

My first Opening Day UPDATED

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 5:23 p.m.

As I stood there watching the parade of baseball and softball players march down the first base line to home plate on Saturday during the Moncks Corner Park and Recreation Opening Day ceremony, I felt a strong pull tugging at the pit of my stomach.

I cleaned off my desk

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 5:22 p.m.

I cleaned off my desk today.

A Stew Fool ... 2014

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 8:14 a.m.

It’s that time of year; time for the annual Catfish Festival in St. Stephen.

I don’t get it

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 12:01 a.m.

When it comes to technology, somewhere along the line I veered off the learning curve and wandered down the cobblestone road to Oldmansville.

Should have been a cowboy

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 12:25 p.m.

I threw up a photo on Facebook last week for Throw Back Thursday.

How to avoid a zombie

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Walking Dead is back.

Fanfare for the Common Man: Ice storms and earthquakes

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 12:01 a.m.

There are a couple of givens about living in the Deep South. First, since we have palm trees, a beach and big alligators, we can presume we will have hot, muggy summers and mild temperate winters.

Terry’s defining moment

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 12:01 a.m.

I was asked recently what I would do for love, and my reply was something of a sad one: “Not enough.”

A “Snowmeggeddon Diary”

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Just in case the world ends on Wednesday, Jan. 29, with this epic and historic winter storm, I have begun this diary so that eons from now, when the Great Thaw frees my body from this icy grave, maybe future generations will know.

A LEGO Movie?

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 12:01 a.m.

There is one word that will strike fear and horror into the hearts of any parent.

At the movies ...

Thursday, January 23, 2014 12:01 a.m.

I’m sitting here trying to decide about what to write.

At the movies

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

I’m sitting here trying to decide about what to write.

The day after ...

Thursday, December 26, 2013 2:35 p.m.

Clement Clarke Moore wrote the poem “Twas the Night Before Christmas” in 1822. With Christmas morning in your rearview mirror, here’s my version. A “What If” take, such as What if Santa left one kid in all the world nothing but clothes under the Christmas tree on Christmas morning and this event was then memorialized in a poem?

Twas the Day After Christmas

Wednesday, December 25, 2013 11:13 p.m.

Clement Clarke Moore wrote the poem “Twas the Night Before Christmas” in 1822. With Christmas morning in your rearview mirror, here’s my version. A “What If” take, such as What if Santa left one kid in all the world nothing but clothes under the Christmas tree on Christmas morning and this event was then memorialized in a poem?

Fanfare for the Common Man: Catching Santa UPDATED

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 3:58 p.m.

I was an obsessive child.

The elusive Santa Claus

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 4:09 p.m.

I was an obsessive child.

Deconstructing Rudolph

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 11:33 a.m.

Christmas songs have always bothered me.

Fanfare for the Common Man: The Holidays are here!

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 6:36 p.m.

Where has the time gone?

Fanfare for the Common Man: It’s my birthay

Thursday, November 21, 2013 12:51 p.m.

Today is my birthday.

What’s up with the third toe? UPDATED

Friday, November 15, 2013 12:50 p.m.

You can blame this on last week’s time change.

Fanfare for the Common Man: The third toe

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 2:43 p.m.

You can blame this on last week’s time change.

Fanfare for the Common Man: No Fair

Thursday, November 7, 2013 2:23 p.m.

Nothing against the Coastal Carolina Fair, but this is my sixth such fair and I’ve passed every time

Dan learns a new trick

Thursday, October 10, 2013 12:01 a.m.

If you are reading this then this old dog just learned a new trick.

Fanfare for the Common Man: A new trick

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 12:01 a.m.

If you are reading this then this old dog just learned a new trick.

Fanfare for the Common Man: Surviving a zombie attack UPDATED

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 6:59 p.m.

Season Four of The Walking Dead starts next Sunday and I just finished watching World War Z.Movies like this make me wonder, could I survive a zombie attack? Could you? Are you prepared? I would fathom to guess not.If the walking dead happen to rise up and head out for a stroll, you need to be prepared.Forget these 400-plus page Zombie Survival …

Fanfare for the Common Man UPDATED

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 5:46 p.m.

 Everybody had a Jeffrey growing up. He was the kid in your neighborhood who lived across the street, an only child who had all the best toys, and did all those stupid stunts the rest of us were afraid to try.Jeffrey would do it, and do it first.When the rest of our gang really thought we could fly like Superman with nothing strapped to our backs …

Fanfare for the Common Man: Naked aliens UPDATED

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 6:34 p.m.

  I’ve seen a ton of alien invasion movies over the years.I never paid much attention but from movies like Signs, War of the Worlds, and even the Spielberg-esque Close Encounters of the Third Kind and E.T., one common theme stands out.The aliens are all naked.Where are their clothes?How can they survive the quantum physics of space travel …

Fanfare for the Common Man: My secret identity UPDATED

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 1:09 p.m.

 I’ve been thinking lately about the problems we have with comic book super hero movies.It’s a serious logistical problem presented to producers and directors – what do you do about the super hero’s secret identity?In comic books the answer is simple: Hide him behind a mask.Except for Superman, Thor and Hulk, the rest of …

Fanfare for the Common Man: Energy Drinks UPDATED

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 11:49 a.m.

 I have no energy.Energy or the lack thereof has been an issue with me for years. I used to get paid to exercise. Do you think I’m going to now do it for free?I tried Ritalin once, thinking my lack of focus and lack of energy was somehow tied in to my ADD. But Ritalin is a fickle mistress. You don’t know how it’s going to affect …

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