Angela G deserves gold for Valentine’s Meme

Valentine setup shotCheck out your nearest social media and you’ll see lots of messages and posts about Valentine’s Day. Some posts praise a lover. Other posts offer support to those who are single.

Still other posts show how some countries want to ban the day when we in the US celebrate love. And, if we purchase something for a loved one, capitalism.

I found a lot of pretty bad poetry. I also found some posts that made me laugh.  Continue reading “Angela G deserves gold for Valentine’s Meme”

First Swamp Haven fundraiser brings beds, food, and funds for pups

Crazy Daysies fundraiser Swamp Haven
The Crazy Daysies and their fellow ‘swampytonkers’ collected needed items for Swamp Haven, a rescue organization focusing on hard-to-place dogs. (Photo: IAS)

The Crazy Daysies did the first fundraiser for their 2018 charity of choice Swamp Haven on Thursday. Supporters, otherwise known as ‘swampytonkers’,  love animals, and that was evident in the generous donations.  Continue reading “First Swamp Haven fundraiser brings beds, food, and funds for pups”

For indie musicians, Christmas songs have long shelf life

Angel ornament by SC artist Valerie G. Lumpkin
Angel ornament by SC artist Valerie G. Lumpkin. (Photo Indie Art South)

Have you written a Christmas song? Maybe you should.  Continue reading “For indie musicians, Christmas songs have long shelf life”

Turn to indie artists for unique gifts

Valerie Geiger Lumpkin angel ornament
South Carolina artist Valerie Geiger Lumpkin makes these angels with natural materials like seashells and moss. Each angel is unique.

With the Christmas season approaching, we’ll all probably buy more gifts than we anticipated. This year, instead of hitting the ‘click’ button for a mass-produced item, consider doing something different. At the very least, you likely won’t have to worry about your recipient already having one of what you’re giving.  Continue reading “Turn to indie artists for unique gifts”