July 2020 Issue



Musically Yours, Mabel: A student with a dream is hard to ignore, even for an accomplished musician who’s sure he’s done teaching.

abel Safe started playing guitar at age six, “just as that thing you do as a kid.” You pick a sport or an instrument, you play. Years later, touring the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities with her family, her dream of…
Author:Amy Bartlett



Ravishing in Red: One eye-catching adornment speaks volumes about the whimsy within this waterfront dream home.

INTERIOR DESIGN by KELLY CARON, BUILD by J. MATTHEWS CONSTRUCTION

Author:Barry Kaufman



C2: Restaurants on the Water

Whether you arrive at your destination by car or boat, these restaurants have breathtaking waterfront views to take in while you enjoy your breakfast, lunch or dinner. Bistro 17 17D Harbourside Lane 843-785-5517 bistro17hhi.com Bistro 17 is a cozy, waterfront French café, located to the right of Neptune’s…
Author:Special to CH2



Musicians in Bathrooms featuring Bobby Ryder

What’s your sign? Gemini Most underrated song that, in your opinion, should be a classic: “I am Singer,” by Jack Jones Biggest compliment you’ve ever gotten from a fan? That I bring joy and happiness to my audience. What is your favorite piece to perform? “Try a Little Tenderness” What do you…
Author:Special to CH2



Cheers to Freedom

My name is Linda. I am not an alcoholic, nor am I powerless over alcohol. In fact, I have recently discovered how powerful I am by leaving a toxic relationship—the one I had with the most commonly available and socially esteemed drug on the planet.…
Author:Linda S. Hopkins



A Joint Effort: Dr. George Sutherland and physician assistant Brian Thorpe are here to help shoulder your burden.

Brian Thorpe and George Sutherland at Optim Orthopedics in Bluffton Before you can understand the technical expertise and experienced care that Dr. George Sutherland and physician assistant Brian Thorpe bring to Optim Orthopedics, you will need to relieve yourself of a few misconceptions. The first deals with…
Author:Barry Kaufman



Red, White & Blue: Nautical looks to celebrate America in style

Special thanks to Captain Keith Walston and Brandt at Vagabond Cruises for hosting us on the Spirit of Harbour Town. Styled by Kaila Jeffcoat | Robert & Suzy courtesy of Halo Model & Talent Agency | Hair & Makeup by Erica Horton of Salon Karma.…
Author:Special to CH2



History and Mystery at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort: Must-See Historic Lighthouse gets a makeover

Attention history buffs, lighthouse followers, and ghostbusters. Whether you are a local resident looking for something different to do or a vacation visitor coming off the beach or golf course, why not add a little history and mystery to your plans for the day by…
Author:Linda S. Hopkins



“I’d Gladly Pay You Tuesday For A Hamburger Today”— Wimpy, from the cartoon Popeye

When I was a child, I lived for Saturday morning cartoons. One of my favorites was Popeye the Sailor. Popeye loved his spinach. Me, not so much. The nuns at the Catholic pre-school I attended force-fed me canned spinach, and it was downright awful! Nevertheless,…
Author:Matthew G. Kovalcik, CFP



A Note from our Mayors

A Note from John McCann Rally Sets Stage for More Community Engagement The month of July is typically one that is welcomed in under the banner of celebrating freedom. We celebrate with fireworks, cookouts, family reunions, vacations and more. This year, however, at least in our town, we’re…
Author:John McCann, Lisa Sulka



One Mother’s Heartbreak, Another Mother’s Hope: Local mom on a mission to find cures for childhood cancers

Sometimes our deepest pain serves as a launching pad for a higher purpose. Such is the case for Jessica Mugrage, whose devasting loss of her 16-year-old son Michael has set her on the warpath against childhood cancers. Her mission: to fulfill her son’s dying wish…
Author:Linda S. Hopkins



Summer Looks with Coastal Bliss

Whether you are headed to a 4th of July party, an evening out on the town or a day at the office, Coastal Bliss has you covered.

Author:Special to CH2



10 Days Within: Uprooting Suffering in Silent Meditation

Since childhood, I was fascinated with the idea of sensory deprivation in a cave. Imagine if I couldn’t see or hear anything, and I just sat there for several days in the pitch-black, not eating or moving—what would happen to my mind? I felt I…
Author:Michele Roldán-Shaw



Intermittent Fasting

You have probably heard the saying, “You are what you eat.” But research shows you may also be what you eat due to when you eat. As a triathlete, I practice this concept by exercising the fundamentals of sports nutrition and eating specific macronutrients like…
Author:Becca Edwards



Editor's Note: July 2020

Here’s an interesting tidbit. An inadvertent consequence of COVID-19 is that boat sales are up. It seems families are looking for ways to have fun while social distancing this summer and are perhaps trading in that trip to Walt Disney World for a new boat.…
Author:Maggie Washo



‘Dogs Well-Loved’: A complete re-thinking of dog grooming

“Furbabies,” “FurEver Friends,” the classic children’s book Little Fur Family … there’s a reason “fur” is the cultural keyword that describes our pet pals. They’re covered in it, and if it’s not handled by the pros, then you and your Lowcountry home are likely covered…
Author:Amy Bartlett



New Treatment Options for Chronic Neck and Back Pain

Arthritis of the spine is very common and typically affects patients after the age of 50 years. Patients often complain of pain or stiffness in the morning or after periods of sitting for some time. The pain is concentrated on either side of the neck…
Author:John P. Batson, MD, FACSM



How to Get on the Water: Your guide to boating in the Lowcountry

If you’ve been in the Lowcountry for any length of time, you’ve probably been aboard one, been tugged behind one, driven one, or at the very least seen one from afar and wondered how to get on it. There is no better time than now…
Author:Mandy Matney and David Moses



Meet the Captains: Brian Gale

July is prime time to be out on the water in our area, and no one knows where the fish are biting better than our local charter captains. Sure, you could rent a boat and try to do it yourself, but you could also get…
Author:Special to CH2



Meet the Captains: John Martin

July is prime time to be out on the water in our area, and no one knows where the fish are biting better than our local charter captains. Sure, you could rent a boat and try to do it yourself, but you could also get…
Author:Special to CH2



Meet the Captains: Miles Atlman

July is prime time to be out on the water in our area, and no one knows where the fish are biting better than our local charter captains. Sure, you could rent a boat and try to do it yourself, but you could also get…
Author:Special to CH2



Meet the Captains: Drew Davis

July is prime time to be out on the water in our area, and no one knows where the fish are biting better than our local charter captains. Sure, you could rent a boat and try to do it yourself, but you could also get…
Author:Special to CH2



Meet the Captains: Stacy Garbett

July is prime time to be out on the water in our area, and no one knows where the fish are biting better than our local charter captains. Sure, you could rent a boat and try to do it yourself, but you could also get…
Author:Special to CH2



Meet the Captains: John Brackett

July is prime time to be out on the water in our area, and no one knows where the fish are biting better than our local charter captains. Sure, you could rent a boat and try to do it yourself, but you could also get…
Author:Special to CH2



Pedal Power: Bluewater Adventures’ latest party boat offers a wheel good time

Captain Nick Haidon and the CH2 crew head out on the water after boarding Miss Christie in Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina. If you’ve spent any amount of time in a major city over the last few years, you’ve no doubt seen one of the coolest…
Author:Barry Kaufman



Innovative Partnerships, Superior Care: Palmetto Medical Group teams up with Beaufort Memorial Hospital

From left to right: Jennifer Stokes, FNP-C, Lynn Goetze, M.D., Scott Cummings, M.D., Erica Roper, PA-C, Kamal Patel, M.D., Stephanie Lovato, PA-C. Palmetto Medical Group, a Bluffton primary care practice established in 2008, has joined Beaufort Memorial Hospital’s (BMH) growing network of health care providers serving…
Author:Marie McAden



5 Drinks with Sean and Julia Dennis, Wild Birds Unlimited

I’m drinking: Frozen margarita He’s drinking: Southern Barrel Damn Yankee IPA She’s drinking: Adult lemonade with gin Over the course of quarantine, we all discovered some new hobby or skill. Some people took to sprucing up their landscaping. Some binged every serial killer documentary on Netflix. But for…
Author:Barry Kaufman




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