July 25, 2014 RSS feed / On Second Thought

Reader adds to Montgomery’s “Mountain Escape”

I enjoyed Warner Montgomery’s article about the Esmeralda Inn (“Mountain Escape;” July 18, 2014). My wife and I are already talking about a getaway there. More...

The Coleman Gasoline Iron

Artifact Spotlight

Readers of a certain age may remember the game show Liar’s Club in which a panel of celebrity guests were given an unusual object and creatively described its use or function to contestants. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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The Columbia Curmudgeons

We caught this Curmudgeon (aka 40- Some- thing) surfing at Holden Beach, N.C. Have you caught a Curmudgeon doing very “uncurmudgeonlike” things. More...

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What is a World Heritage site? How many are there in the world? Are there any around here?

To be included on the World Heritage list, the site must be of outstanding universal value and meet at least one out of ten selection criteria as determined by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). More...