Besides being Andra's Mate/Target/Muse, I am also an architect in Charleston, SC. That means I am often asked my opinions about various Charleston buildings, especially works of contemporary architecture.
Posts from the ‘Politics’ Category
A statue. In a roundabout. Forgotten in front of a building that turns its back to downtown.
I wandered out to visit my ancestor by marriage. Andrew Jackson. Our seventh President.
We all have our first brush with history, that person or event we recall from our earliest days of school. My first vivid memory of history isn't the Pilgrims or Christopher Columbus or George Washington.
It's third grade history and Andrew Jackson.
And, speaking of New York Magazine...........
I live in South Carolina. Home of the first shot fired in the American Civil War. Where our state house hoisted the Confederate flag on its dome until a few short years ago. Where one of our state legislators called our current governor a 'rag head.' Where another state legislator called our President a liar to his face.