October 2009



An Updated Solution to an Age-Old Problem

Women have been looking for a tonic to ease the symptoms of menopause since Lydia E. Pinkham began brewing up her famous elixir on her kitchen stove in 1875. Her remedy, which was composed primarily of black cohash and 18 percent alcohol, eventually became one…
Author:Kristi Blessitt, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.



Golf 101: Fundamentals of the Full Swing

In golf, how you set up determines the motion of your swing. If you do not have a fundamentally sound set up, it is very difficult to hit the ball consistently well. A good golf swing begins with four simple fundamentals. More often than not,…
Author:Pete Popovich



Caroline & Friends: Sharing the Up side of Down

After a full day of kindergarten (and two hours of therapy) Caroline Mayers runs in the door with energy to spare. Curious about the stranger sitting on the living room sofa, she approaches. Introducing myself, I extend a hand; she gives it a quick shake…
Author:Linda S. Hopkins



San Miguel’s

Have you ever contemplated which Mexican food ingredient would best represent you as a person? Don’t worry if you haven’t; it’s not like this is a normal practice accepted by the general population—just the staff at San Miguel’s Mexican Restaurant at Shelter Cove Harbour. Things…
Author:Larry Bergin



Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort: Where Visitors Become “Locals”

Perhaps you’ve never been here before. Maybe it’s your first glimpse into this lush paradise—a world filled with palm trees and beach chairs, spacious expanses of immaculately manicured golf courses and tennis courts, a marina which plays host to boutiques, waterfront restaurants and the occasional…
Author:Paul deVere



The Homecoming: Carter Twins Return To Hilton Head

Just nominated for this year’s CMT awards for Best New Duo and Breakthrough Video of the Year, Josh and Zack Carter are the newest, youngest, hottest pair in the country music scene—and they just happen to be from Hilton Head Island. If you are a…
Author:Kate Hanzalik



He Says, She Says: Who’s Funnier? Men or Women?

HE SAYS: Men are funnier than women. They have to be in order to survive on this big blue marble called earth. Despite what you’ve seen on those nature programs talking about Darwinism and “survival of the fittest,” the men who managed to survive and thrive…
Author:Keith Kelson & Jean Wharton



Just What IS The Goal Here, Anyway?

A phone call I received yesterday got me thinking about this. The inquiry was about placing something or other on our cover, but is otherwise irrelevant. When it comes to deciding what it is that goes in this monthly piece of paper you get in…
Author:Maggie Washo



Get Your Kicks on Route 66

It might have something to do with growing up near North Woodward Avenue outside of Detroit, but I love cars. Always have. I love driving big V-8s really fast, and have the tickets to prove it, which is why I don’t drive big V-8s anymore.…
Author:Frank Dunne, Jr.



Patricia's: The Elegant Island Boutique

PHOTOGRAPHY BY: ABRI KRUGER ******************* WOMEN ARE BEAUTIFUL. This is one thing men and women can both agree on. When women want to feel beautiful, they go shopping. When women are sad, they go shopping. When women lose weight, they go shopping. When women gain weight, they go shopping. When women want to…


“Would You Take Care of My Hedge Hogs?”

On one of the television episodes of Cesar Millan’s “Dog Whisperer,” he talks about the different barks dogs make. Some are calling for attention, some are angry or frustrated or, more often than not, they are just saying “hello.” Walking into Brooke’s Bed and Biscuit Luxury…
Author:Paul deVere



All-Time Top 10 Funniest Movies for Guys

Okay, here’s the gig: this list is debatable. I’m not saying this list is written in stone. It’s written with more of a “black Sharpie scrawled across your passed out buddy’s forehead” mentality—visible, hard to get off, comical, yet possibly offensive. In assessing a top ten…
Author:Craig Hysell



BREAKIN' THE LAW!

Protectors of the Plantations. Perpetuators of Peace. Guardians of all that is Vulnerable in a Crazy World. They keep the Lowcountry and its citizens safe from the evil that lurks in the criminal mind. But despite their valiant and sometimes superhuman efforts, every now and again…
Author:Asked to Remain Private



What you need to know… about being a “Personal Representative”

All the talk lately of “death panels” and “Pulling the plug on Grandma,” begs the obvious question: What do you do if you get the call that “Grandma” died and you’re the one in charge of her estate? If you are married or you’re a trusted…
Author:Lew Wessel



When It Comes To Your Health, Humor Is No Laughing Matter

Humor is caused by the delightfully unexpected. From slapstick to irony the core experience of humor is that our preconceived expectations are jostled in a way that gives us a temporary reprieve from the controlled and predictable world in which we live. It is a…
Author:Bryant Welch, J.D., Ph.D.



Witty Wine Labels

With CH2 devoting this month to comedy, I was asked to seek out some of the wittiest wine labels around. There were so many, the choice was difficult. I have attempted to include wines that can be found in your local wine shops and favorite…
Author:Krissy Cantelupe



Chef Zoole: Full Circle

When 10-year-old Peter Zoole was building sandcastles on the beach at Palmetto Dunes 25 plus years ago, he wasn’t thinking about how he would be preparing the catch of the day at the Ocean Grille. When he was a boy, his family spent summer vacations…
Author:Paul deVere



The Auto Spa: Where Cars Get the Royal Treatment

Thirteen years ago, The Auto Spa opened its garage bay doors on Hilton Head Island. Since that time, owner, Ryan Brogan, has steadily pushed his company beyond a mere “wash and wax” auto-detailing business with progressively larger and more…
Author:Craig Hysell



Halloween History and Traditions

With spooky Spanish moss draping from ancient oaks and places named Skull Creek and Bloody Point, come October 31, there’s no better place than the Lowcountry to make merry or mischief. Halloween is one of the world’s oldest holidays. Over the eons, each generation has added…
Author:Teresa Fitzgibbons



All Time Top Ten Funniest Movies for Girls (Or Any Other Living Thing with a Real Sense of Humor)

Here’s the real deal. Movies have been broken down into category after sub-category for decades, but it takes a ridiculous sense of humor to see the true genius in some of our most beloved comedic roles of all time. I believe I possess this amazing…
Author:Lindsey Hawkins



HHPrime, XO Lounge and The Market: “A Nice Balance”

Earl Nightingale figured local was a good idea. Nightingale is general manager of the Hilton Oceanfront Resort in Palmetto Dunes. In January, 2008, he began a project at his hotel that would redefine its food and beverage offerings for both local patrons and hotel guests.…
Author:Paul deVere




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