In November 2019, Willie McRae signed a conservation easement to permanently protect Boone Hall Plantation from development. Boone Hall’s conservation easement consists of nearly 600 acres, including 370 acres of forestland and a mile and a half of creek frontage. Willie was honored with the Order of the Palmetto award on Jan. 6, the highest civilian honor in South Carolina. The award was given on the Cotton Dock at the plantation.
We Can All Learn From Anne Frank. Not going outside for two years is a long time. Right now we are sequestered for two weeks. Yet we can learn a lot from Anne, her resiliency and her uplifting attitude, just by reading some of her quotes. “It's utterly impossible for me to build my life on a foundation of chaos, suffering and death. I see the world being slowly transformed into a wilderness; I hear the approaching thunder that, one day, will destroy us too. I feel the suffering of millions. And yet, when I look up at the sky, I somehow feel that everything will change for the better, that this cruelty too shall end, that peace and tranquility will return once...
So happy to support the First Tee of Greater Charleston! What an exciting and uplifting organization and we are proud to support their annual Golf and Gala event this year at Daniel Island.
Great visit today with the super folks that run the State House gift shop in Columbia. Notice our state flag belt on display -- Lookin' Good!