From Your (Cheerful!) Editor:

Against the Grain V34#6 When I chose the theme for this issue’s “From Your Editor,” it was just before I got sick with a bad cold and now I can’t remember why I decided to be cheerful!  Here’s to better (and less congested) days ahead!!! 2023 is a brand new...

If Rumors Were Horses

Against the grain v34#6 If I’m being honest, we’re running a bit behind schedule in getting this issue out to you, our dear readers.  Is it just me or does it seem like January has 45 days in the month?  I guess that’s a good thing in some cases when you can...

Letters to the Editor

Against the Grain V34#5 Send letters to <kstrauch@comcast.net>, phone 843-509-2848, or snail mail: Against the Grain, Post Office Box 799, Sullivan’s Island, SC  29482.  You can also send a letter to the editor from the Charleston Hub at...

From Your (fingers crossed) Editor:

Against the Grain V34#5 By the time you’re reading this, the 2022 Charleston Conference will be upon us!  We’re excited to welcome everyone to Charleston whether it’s your first time attending or your 42nd!  My fingers are crossed for a wonderful experience,...

If Rumors Were Horses

Against the Grain V34#5 Thank goodness for the cooler fall weather in South Carolina.  At press time, we’re enjoying a crisp change in temperatures and low(er) humidity that’s a welcome change from the dog days of summer!  We have lots of news items to...

From Your Editor

Against the Grain v34#4 From Your (exercising) Editor: Well, I am now out of the user unfriendly “boot” may it thrive on someone else.  Now I have to do more and more continuous exercises of muscles I never knew I had! Meanwhile, Holly Francis and the Team at...

The Hannay Way!

by Katina Strauch, Editor, Against the Grain, and Founder, Charleston Conference Many of you remember Bill Hannay fondly from his years of presenting in the Long Arm of the Law panel at the annual Charleston Conference. We tragically lost Bill in 2020, and the...

From Your (wheelchairing) Editor:

Against the Grain V34#3 I was just walking from one room to another and tripped over a ledge! Who would have guessed that I broke my tibia (load-bearing bone) in my good right leg!  There’s so much to learn!  These PT and OT people are really fabulous!...