Kim Poovey, a volunteer with the Beaufort History Museum, sits for a portrait while enjoying her afternoon tea at her home in Beaufort on May 7, 2015. Poovey is a "historical re-enactress," storyteller and writer. Her house is a tribute to her love of the Victorian and Edwardian eras. She also makes her own period clothes.
Kim Poovey, a volunteer with the Beaufort History Museum, sits for a portrait while enjoying her afternoon tea at her home in Beaufort on May 7, 2015. Poovey is a "historical re-enactress," storyteller and writer. Her house is a tribute to her love of the Victorian and Edwardian eras. She also makes her own period clothes. Staff photo
Kim Poovey, a volunteer with the Beaufort History Museum, sits for a portrait while enjoying her afternoon tea at her home in Beaufort on May 7, 2015. Poovey is a "historical re-enactress," storyteller and writer. Her house is a tribute to her love of the Victorian and Edwardian eras. She also makes her own period clothes. Staff photo

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Columnist and senior editor Liz Farrell has lived in the Lowcountry for 12 years, but grew up in Brookline, Mass., just outside of Boston. She graduated with a degree in political science from Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania, and enjoys the beach, reading and people with contagious laughs. She pronounces all her R's.