The Art of Procrastination: Charleston, SC vs. Andrew Johnson

My Journey Through the Best Presidential Biographies

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Two Meeting Street Inn, Charleston, SC

I’m confident the world is anxiously awaiting a review of the third biography I’m reading on former president Andrew Johnson.

Unfortunately, a trip to the indescribably charming city of Charleston, SC interfered with my plan to finish David Stewart’s “Impeached: The Trial of President Andrew Johnson…” in a timely fashion.

A relaxing vacation to one of America’s oldest and most historic cities seems perfectly designed to inspire several hours of deep reading. After all, what could be better than a lazy afternoon spent on the wraparound porch of a magnificent Bed & Breakfast overlooking White Point Garden and the Charleston Harbor while reading a good book?

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Two things interfered: the food and the historic sites. If you’ve ever been to Charleston, SC you know exactly what I’m talking about – it’s full of gastronomical, architectural and historical distractions.

Among the dozens of sites I saw…

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