Tag: Charlottesville

Yesterday, September 2, 2016, was a hot, oppressively humid day in Charleston, SC. My friend, Robert, was visiting from Ohio. I’d driven down to Charleston to show him the city. When we arrived, we started by looking out over the bay, the USS Yorktown, slightly to the left, in the distance. Off to our right, Fort Sumter, whose flags can usually be seen proudly flapping in the breeze, sat limply, listlessly in the nearly breezeless afternoon . Fort Sumter is…