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Getting By with a Little Help from My Friends

    For the first time this year, I went kayaking.  It was Father’s Day and I put in on Lucy Creek just off of Sams Point Road.  I was by myself but I wasn’t alone.  I counted eight dolphins on that solitary expedition; two of them were a mother and her calf swimming side by side, heading toward the marsh grasses to feed on fish they would corral.  It was a calm, dusty gray morning and the brackish water flowing around the kayak made a soft whir as it brushed against the boat’s polyethylene skin, filling the creek with a high tide.  The backdrop of the gray-white sky highlighted the vivid green of our new summer cord grass.

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Turning from a Moment of Joy

    This past weekend, 4900 people were registered for the AWP Conference in Atlanta, GA.  AWP is the acronym for the Association of Writers and Writing Programs.  Attendance for this conference has doubled over the past several years and the 2007 meeting included approximately 2200 college and graduate level students.  I had made the decision to attend this conference in the latter half of 2006.  Atlanta is driving distance from Beaufort and I ended up combining my trip with work and personal business as I traveled from Beaufort to Columbia to Greer, eventually landing in Atlanta.

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