May 2009



Editor’s Note: May 2009

Are you a Thief of Joy? You are officially on notice. I find that most people in my life can be categorized quite simply: There are those who create problems and those who solve them. There are those who suck my energy and those who increase it…
Author:Maggie Washo



The Truth about Mothers and Daughters

Few things are certain, courageous Mothers, but here is one: No matter what type of relationship you have with your daughter, she will always be seeking your approval, even if she never admits it and especially if she never receives it. Even…
Author:Lindsey Hawkins



Seven Meals for Seven Days for Under $100

Back in college, David “Season” Stebbing thought he could do better than Ramen noodles, mac and cheese and beer for himself and his two roommates. “That lasted for about two weeks. I went home for my birthday, right at the beginning of the semester, in…
Author:David Cooks



Qigong: Good for What Ails You

Head to Jarvis Creek Park at 9 a.m. on a Monday or Thursday, and you are likely to see a large group of people patting themselves from head to toe, waving their arms in synchronized patterns, breathing heavily and smiling at themselves. Don’t be afraid!…
Author: Linda S. Hopkins



Rollers Port Royal Plaza: The best in grapes and grains for winos, wine snobs, booze hounds and more

If you read CH2 regularly, then you probably stumbled upon Ann Demart’s smashing story in the November issue about Rollers wine buyer and manager, Camille Copeland, and the lavish new wine selection at the store’s Coligny Plaza location. Today our glasses must again be raised for…
Author:Kate Hanzalik



Larry McElynn: Undercover Man

“Twenty years ago in America, if you mentioned that somebody had a drug problem to someone you knew, they probably didn’t know who you were talking about. If you came home and said, ‘so-and-so overdosed on drugs,’ they would have a hard time putting a…
Author:Frank Dunne, Jr.



Want to be a Palmettovore?

Hugh Weathers, Commissioner of the South Carolina Department of Agriculture, was on Hilton Head Island for the Wine and Food Festival 2009 to help promote new programs for South Carolina’s food industry. CH2 had a chance to catch up with the commissioner for the latest…
Author:Paul deVere



Transform Your Body, and Your Life: Esmeralda’s Massage Therapy & Pilates Center can teach you how

According to Esmeralda Flores, co-owner of Esmeralda’s Massage Therapy & Pilates Center with Luis, her husband of 30 years, “If you are strong and healthy, you can give more to others.” Flores should know. With more than 25 years experience in massage and fitness, the…
Author:Blanche Sullivan



Words of Wisdom-"Do What you Love"

“Do what you love.” Words of wisdom. One woman on Hilton Head Island lives this truism to the benefit of anyone fortunate enough to know her. Local resident, Carla Capiella Golden chose to study massage therapy when her daughter entered preschool. The journey that has…
Author:Kimberly Clark



The Boathouse II Restaurant: Simplifying Life One Sunset at a Time.

Do you remember those times in your life when you felt at peace? Felt happy? The events that create this sense of well-being vary for each one of us—what makes one person happy is easily dismissed, misunderstood or incomprehensible to another—and yet all of us…
Author: Craig Hysell



It Could Be Worse

It’s that time again. We few, we happy few who receive our monthly inoculation against despair, insanity and misplaced anger with that priceless injection of perspective are at it again. This month, though, is a bit different. See, admittedly, I know very little about life. In…
Author:Craig Hysell



What you need to know about… Retirement Planning

Retirement planning, financially-speaking, is a lifetime process. You need to start your plan during your first working years, tweak it constantly along the way and begin to finalize it perhaps a decade before you cash your last paycheck. Following are some pointers to help you…
Author:Lew Wessel



He Says - She Says: The Deal Breakers

Under what circumstances do you decide “enough is enough” and break up with someone? What are the deal breakers? Can it be something totally frivolous like she sounds like a wounded goose when she laughs? Maybe she eats off your plate without asking first? Should…
Author:Keith Kelson & Jean Wharton



Reel Screens: Retractable Screens/No Weaknesses

It’s raining outside the Reel Screens workshop—one of those dull, steady, gray days that seems to drag on endlessly and is great for a nap. Inside, the Reel Screens workshop is a different story, and naps don’t exist. Eric Schoeppe has the look of a man…
Author:Craig Hysell



Les Misérables: “Valjean” and “Javert” Talk

Jason Kraack, who plays Jean Valjean, the protagonist in the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina’s current production of Les Misérables, remembered the first time he heard the musical. “I remember the first time I listen to it on CD. I was 12, at a friend’s…
Author:Paul deVere



Hilton Head Prep Heralds the Arrival of a New Vision and Dr. Anthony Kandel

It’s a snow day for area schools in Philadelphia, and Haverford Upper School Head, Dr. Anthony Kandel, has visions of sunshine and Sea Pines dancing in his head. There is no dreaming going on here. Kandel takes the reins as Hilton Head Preparatory’s new head…
Author:Paula Magrini



How to Raise a Can-Do Kid

Last weekend, my family and I took a spur of the moment trip to the North Carolina mountains to go skiing. The kids had never seen snow, and I had not put on a pair of skis in nine years. I was a little nervous…
Author:Mary Frances Stocks



Improve your Putt

There is no excuse to be a bad putter. It is unfortunate, but a one inch putt counts the same—one stroke—as a three hundred-yard drive. Putting is the most personal of all the strokes in golf. However, there are a few common denominators of a…
Author:Pete Popavich




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