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Eating well can be tough when your time is so precious- all too often, we choose the quickest food options rather than the healthiest ones.  But if you’re interested in getting into the smoothie craze, here’s a great time saving idea: spend ten minutes packing smoothie freezer packs that you can blend and enjoy on the go.  


Franz Liszt - Part 2

6 hours ago

Yesterday I mentioned that it was Franz Liszt who invented the solo piano recital, and that the frenzied reactions of Liszt’s audiences became known as “Lisztomania,” or “Liszt fever.” But I don’t want you have the impression that Liszt’s recitals were all virtuoso flash and little substance. Liszt had an enormous repertoire—he certainly played his own showpieces, but he also played pieces by all the great composers of the day and by those he called the “classics,” including many works of Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven.


"P" is for Pines

8 hours ago

"P" is for Pines. Nine native pine species are found within South Carolina. Three species are restricted to the upper Piedmont and mountain regions, three are found nearly throughout the state, and three are found primarily within the coastal plain. South Carolina pines are divided into white and yellow. Yellow pines have needles in groups of two or three, while white pines have needles in groups of five. The only white pine in the state is the eastern white pine. Among the yellow pines are loblolly, slash, longleaf, Virginia, pitch, pond, table mountain, and spruce.

Andrea Mensink
Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio

On Monday, August 21, for the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will traverse the entire continental United States.  After entering through Oregon and making its way across the Midwest, the greater Columbia, S.C.

Eastern carpenter bee
ysmad.com (Own work), via Wikimedia Commons

The Carpenter bee leaves sawdust behind as it digs its hole into wood. Woodpeckers often pick their way into these holes looking for the bees.

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