Review These Common Errors

Review These Common Errors

By Beth Crosby Because I’m an editor, people frequently tell me they are afraid to write me and to post on my Facebook page. Fear not! I am in a hurry on those social media platforms too, and you’ll find errors in my posts. I assure those who express...
We Southerners have our own vocabulary

We Southerners have our own vocabulary

In the March issue, I mentioned several words I grew up using. But some of our readers new to York County might not be familiar with the lexicon. So I will endeavor to educate you in Southern – and possibly some redneck – language. We live in one of the...
Stop the clock with a great story

Stop the clock with a great story

By Beth Crosby Daylight saving time began Sunday, March 13. But don’t kid yourself. No one is saving time. We’re just burning a little more daylight, as my grandfather used to say. Granddaddy used to say a lot of curious things. I didn’t know they...
Plant new ideas in these last cold days

Plant new ideas in these last cold days

By Beth Crosby We will probably survive the Carolina winter. Hopefully, we received our full allotment of ice and snow. Some suffered power outages. Others suffered cabin fever. Native Carolinians know the weather won’t completely warm until after Easter. During the...
Make writing resolutions throughout the year

Make writing resolutions throughout the year

By Beth Crosby Did you make New Year’s resolutions? Have you kept them or broken them in these few weeks, or did you give up on making them years ago like I did? Perhaps my short attention span ruined my hopes of keeping resolutions. Maybe the goals were too high to...