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Roaming Free: Folly Beach Christmas parade


(Dec. 16, 2016) -- Nicolas had last weekend off work, so we made plans for a fun-filled Christmas celebration on Saturday. First on our agenda was the Folly Beach Christmas Parade and Craft Fair. The parade started at 1pm, so after breakfast, we drove down to Nick’s apartment and picked him up.

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Roaming Free: Lots of little visitors to the Refuge


(Dec. 1, 2016) -- In the days leading up to Thanksgiving, lots of school kids study the history of American Indians. Since our Wildlife Refuge includes a historic Indian mound belonging to the Santee Indians, we’re a popular location for field trips, and we had a couple of groups visit in the days before Thanksgiving.

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Roaming Free: Unexpected finds in Sumter, S.C.


(Nov. 28, 2016) -- I needed to pick up a couple things at a quilt shop last weekend, so I looked around for some and found two in nearby Sumter. Sounded like a good plan for a Saturday drive – check out a new town and visit a couple quilt shops.

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Roaming Free: Enjoying autumn in South Carolina


(Nov. 25, 2016) -- We arrived back at the refuge after our little trip to North Carolina, and Nicolas headed back to his apartment. He had a short week, and was coming back out the following weekend for his 4-day liberty break.

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Roaming Free: A beautiful post-hurricane day


(Oct. 14, 2016) -- Sunday was Nicolas’ last full day to spend with us, since he had gotten word that the base was re-opened. He didn’t have to work until Wednesday, but his chief was having his crew muster on Tuesday afternoon so Nicolas wanted to get back and make sure everything was OK at his apartment by Monday evening.

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