Beads & Bracelets

Beads & Bracelets

Inside Amy Hammarlund’s studio, there’s a beautiful disorder. A worktable is strewn with spools of jewelry wire, loops of beads and rulers for measuring, while brackets hold scissors, pliers and other implements. Across from it are shelves stacked with plastic bins,...

Short Takes: April 2016

Willie Jones What Willie Jones remembers best is all the walking. Favorite hole at the Augusta National:Hole number 17 because it’s the most difficult. My Jack Nicklaus moment: We played with him one time; Brewer was getting some tips from him! I’ve also met:...

Short Takes: February/March 2016

Faces: Singing Valentines “We carry Kleenex with us,” says Lowell Dorn with a laugh. As a singer with the Garden City Chorus’s Singing Valentines, he’s seen his share of tears on Valentine’s Day when he and his fellow barbershop harmony performers travel across the...

Short Takes: November/December 2015

This past January, the Thomson Elementary School teacher was leading an assignment on New Year’s resolutions—and shared her own resolution with her third-grade class: to be more giving of herself. And even more than that she planned to donate an organ. When I’m not...

Short Takes: October 2015

North Augusta author Christine Hurley Derisowrote her first story, “The Happy Family,” when she was just six years old (Fun fact: Her mother still has a copy.). Although she now has seven published books under her belt with books eight and nine set to come out later...