Davy Crockett: Homespun wit & wisdom

Davy Crockett: Homespun wit & wisdom

“There ain’t no ticks like poly-ticks. Bloodsuckers all.” – Davy Crockett Davy Crockett is among the rarest of American icons: A legendary hero, explorer, hunter, soldier, pioneer and politician. Ask someone what they know about Davy Crockett and they will probably...
A Lowcountry Treasure: The Angel Oak

A Lowcountry Treasure: The Angel Oak

Standing the test of time I love trees — especially those that have stood for centuries and witnessed the birth of our country, wars, peace, and everything in between. There is no greater tree than the Angle Oak on Johns Island, South Carolina. Once in danger of...
Small town: Waterford, Va.

Small town: Waterford, Va.

Rural America A drive through Waterford, Va., is like taking a trip back in time. Thankfully, the village has changed so little that founder Amos Janney would have no trouble recognizing it — a stark contrast to other quaint towns in Virginia that are now...