Sipping, Savoring, Saving

Sea Turtle Care Center-SC Aquarium

Dear Reader:

Don’t you love it when opportunities arise that allow you to participate in a fun or savory event…for a good cause? A win-win occasion … the best!

While staying on the air bnb side at my son Tommy’s and his wife Kaitlyn’s lodging … I noticed an article from Southern Flavor magazine that immediately caught my attention.

Worthwhile Collaboration -” The Beach House Coffee Blend”

Popular Lowcountry author, Mary Alice Monroe, has teamed up with her longtime friend and President of the Charleston Coffee Roasters, Lowell D. Grisse, to bring page-turning, storytelling , bold robust flavors, and a passion for conservation together… like an outstanding coffee blend. ( Named for her extremely popular Beach House series set on Sullivan’s Island-one novel turned into a movie) . And the conservation? Injured and sick sea turtles.

Mary Alice Monroe

In all Monroe’s Beach House book series… the main characters are involved in helping the baby sea turtles make their annual trek to the ocean-they are the Sea Turtle Ladies… generation after generation.

Today all my grandchildren love going to the SC Aquarium to watch the sea turtles swim-amazingly graceful under water. The Sea Turtle Care Center is separated from the public-located on an upper floor.

The ” Beach House Blend” is a dark roast and a rich smooth combination of Colombian French, Sumatra and Mexican beans.

A portion of all the coffee sales goes directly to the Sea Turtle Care Center.

Beach House Blend is available on the Charleston Coffee Roasters website.

So until tomorrow… With just a little extra foresight and planning … we can combine the best of the two worlds of giving and receiving simultaneously… always a good feeling! Our wants and needs help another’s wants and needs! It’s a beautiful world!

Today is my favorite day. Winnie the Pooh

The Beauty of Symbiotic Relationships

About Becky Dingle

I was born a Tarheel but ended up a Sandlapper. My grandparents were cotton farmers in Laurens, South Carolina and it was in my grandmother’s house that my love of storytelling began beside an old Franklin stove. When I graduated from Laurens High School, I attended Erskine College (Due West of what?) and would later get my Masters Degree in Education/Social Studies from Charleston Southern. I am presently an adjunct professor/clinical supervisor at CSU and have also taught at the College of Charleston. For 28 years I taught Social Studies through storytelling. My philosophy matched Rudyard Kipling’s quote: “If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.” Today I still spread this message through workshops and presentations throughout the state. The secret of success in teaching social studies is always in the story. I want to keep learning and being surprised by life…it is the greatest teacher. Like Kermit said, “When you’re green you grow, when you’re ripe you rot.”
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