Up on Shem Creek

Up on Shem Creek

Shem Creek has been a fishing spot for much longer than Charleston’s 350 year history. Local Sewee native Americans used the brackish water to pull out fish, shrimp, crabs, oysters and mussels to supplement their staple diet of deer, small game, and corn. Continue reading Up on Shem Creek

City of Hope

City of Hope

The target was 800 meters off from its original mark on the nearby Aioi Bridge. It didn’t matter because at least 70,000 people were killed instantly and another 70,000 died eventually from radiation poisoning. Hiroshima went from civilization to the stone-age in seconds. Continue reading City of Hope

August 1969

August 1969

By August of 1969, the world seemed more likely to be going to hell and back. Just weeks after mankind’s spectacular landing on the moon with Apollo 11, August turned into a less heroic month… Continue reading August 1969