Category Archives: Landscape

Blarney in Black & White

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! I know everyone says they’re Irish today, but for those of you who don’t know, my birth name is Erin Riley…how much more Irish can a girl get?? Anyway, after graduating from college, my parents took the … Continue reading

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Winter Bloom

While I can do without the cold weather and grey skies that Old Man Winter often brings,  I have a particular fondness for one of its seasonal blooms: the Camellia. Here in the Lowcountry (among other places) we’re blessed with … Continue reading

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Sol Surfers

Hello, and a belated Happy New Year to all of you! I realize my blogging has been sporadic at best over these last few months, but I’m hoping to remedy that. Either way, I thought you could all use a … Continue reading

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I’m Dreaming…

…of a white Christmas! Greetings from the Northcountry! I’m currently spending some pre-holiday time in upstate NY, where the high today reached a balmy 9 degrees. While it’s a far cry from the warm southern air I’ve grown accustomed to, … Continue reading

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Wonder of a Sunset

“When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.” – Mahatma Gandhi Thanks for stopping by today! I hope you enjoyed today’s photo, and encourage you … Continue reading

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Autumn Vista

Here’s a quick “post and run” for your Friday. I’m headed to Myrtle Beach this weekend to witness a dear friend’s wedding, but I didn’t want another week to go by without another post! So please enjoy today’s view of … Continue reading

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Autumn’s Arrival

With temperatures still exceeding 80 degrees here in the Lowcountry, it’s hard to believe that Autumn has arrived. Our nights have gotten cooler, but our days are still gloriously warm. This is one of my favorite times of year here, … Continue reading

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Every Day is Memorial Day

It’s been a crazy couple weeks, y’all. As many of you know, I work in a beachfront restaurant, which means now that summer is in full swing my work hours are plenty and I haven’t spent nearly enough time sleeping, … Continue reading

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McLeod Plantation

McLeod Plantation stands along the Wappoo and Stono Rivers on James Island, just outside downtown Charleston, SC. First appearing on a map in 1695, it originated as a 617-acre plantation, though is now only 60 acres. It features an antebellum-style … Continue reading

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Magnolia Plantation

Magnolia Plantation is one of the oldest plantations in Charleston. It was established in 1679 by Thomas and Ann Drayton and has been owned by their descendants for over 300 years. It was used during the Colonial era for rice … Continue reading

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