Thanks Bunni and Jay!!!

OK, I'm officially impressed with Hilton Head. We had a big time...Getting acquainted to the island took some time. For example, it took about an hour to find a Starbucks! Zoinks!!?? All of the stores are hidden with deep vegetation and all of the … [Continue reading]

REAL|TEAM Weekend Instructions…

OK everyone, Jenna and I are off to the beach again. I know the timing is not great, but our friends Jay and Bunni Hicks gave us their Hilton Head condo for the weekend as an awesome wedding present. It's going to serve as sort of a 2nd honeymoon for … [Continue reading]

Sertoma Club Throwing Huge Tailgate at Carolina Walk for USC vs. LSU !!!

Franklin! Pass this along if you will to your thousands of adoring fans. It’s an invitation to Sertoma’s Tailgate Party for the USC v LSU game this weekend. We want as many people there as possible. This is a major fundraiser for us and any help … [Continue reading]

The “M” Word Again…

Uhhh, ooh...The "M" word, again. This time, all of Richland Co. is involved. Before I chime in with my own thoughts about this proposal, I need to find out what Mr. Jackson's purpose is. I will know soon. Stay tuned...Read below. FJWEB ALERTCall to … [Continue reading]

5 Points on Steroids…?

Should we propose to the SEC that we play Georgia in Athens every year?! USC has a great set-up, but Athens may have Saturdays perfected. We seem to do better against the Bulldogs in Athens anyway!Athens is 5 points on steroids. Restaurants, bars, … [Continue reading]

Headed to Athens…

We're headed to UGA!Amazingly, since '91 (my freshman year) this is only my 3rd road trip to watch the Gamecocks play. I have been to Tennessee twice. The first time, USC took the Vols to the limit, only to lose in overtime with a touchdown pass … [Continue reading]

NBC, USAToday, TODAY, and FOX need to visit COLUMBIA, SC…

Trulia Trends Gainers 1. Columbia, SC 88.59% 2. West Chester, PA 57.07% 3. Boston, MA 29.05% 4. New Orleans, LA 22.98% 5. Albuquerque, NM 22.29% Fallers 1. Yuma, AZ -51.64% 2. Denver, CO -47.84% 3. Corpus Christi, TX -41.41% 4. Fairfax, VA -41.24% … [Continue reading]

Jeesh… How Many Cogs To Make A Wheel Turn?

Take a look at this email to Columbia's Director of Development Services today. Mr. Anders wrote this in response to a long Memo some of us received earlier this morning.His email is insightful and thought worthy, to say the least. On another hand, … [Continue reading]

Cool Heads, But Subtle Political Undertones Too…

Some are playing checkers, some are playing chess. Either way, this continues to get interesting...I went to the meeting in Columbia City Council Chambers today. The meeting was a little slow, and some of the comments were very repetitive, but … [Continue reading]

Meeting About Moratorium and McMansions is Set for Tuesday at 1pm. See below…

This is an email that many of us received the other day from Columbia's Zoning Adminstrator... FJSubject: Update RE: August 21st MeetingGood evening . . . it has become apparent that we could not get a committee organized to determine interim … [Continue reading]