Annelore Harrell shares some of the creative ways that southerners coped with summer heat. Life might have been sweeter and less complicated back then, but it required some serious inventiveness.
Paris may have the Champs-Elysees and New York has Fifth Avenue, but when Annelore Harrell invites you to take a trip down memory lane in Savannah, Georgia, we know you’ll enjoy the stroll.
All around the world, people are attracted to beaches. Sandy, rocky, accessible, private, alongside oceans, lakes, rivers, these strips of land are irresistible to locals and tourists alike.
If air conditioning had been available in the 1940s, it’s just possible we would not have come looking in Bluffton for a place on the Maye River, where life moved at a more placid pace and more importantly, was cooler than in Savannah’s debilitating summer heat.
Before the years of android phones and tablets, life was simpler back then. Looking for ways to have fun did not depend on technology. Beaches, oceans, sports, and games are the outlets for a fun-filled day. Bring yourself in the 1950's summer in Bluffton in this article.
Whether you are a “Come Heah” or a “Been Heah,” visitor or resident. There are so many beautiful places to see, things to do, people to meet in the Lowcountry and I want to share a few of my favorites.
‘Do you know the difference between cemeteries and graveyards?’ asked my friend Carolyn. ‘I never gave it a minute’s thought,’ I said. ‘So no, I haven’t the foggiest idea of the difference.’ ‘Well,’ she said. ‘A graveyard is attached to a church, but a cemetery stands alone'. Interesting.