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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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…Bring May Flowers

You’re probably wondering where the first half of that phrase went. Hard as I tried to find one, I just don’t seem to have a suitable image for “April Showers,” unless you’d like to see pictures of my flooded backyard? … Continue reading

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Early Spring Blossoms

Our neighborhood is blessed with many of these glorious Cleveland Pear trees. This particular tree faces West, and is shown here illuminated by the setting sun. These blooms will soon be replaced by leaves, but it means that warm weather is coming … Continue reading

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Lookin’ Out My Back Door

As a “part-time” photographer, it’s often difficult to plan your life around a photo shoot. Most of us have jobs, families and other obligations that take up the majority of our days. What we often forget is that our own … Continue reading

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Drenched Camellia

This week I’ve shared several images with you that consist of “a few of my favorite things.” The final image I’d like to share with you is–surprise, surprise!–a pink flower. Most of you know my favorite color is pink, and … Continue reading

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He is Risen!

Today the Christian world celebrates the resurrection of Jesus. He paid the ultimate sacrifice for our sins so that we may join Him in Heaven someday, and has risen from the grave to take His place at God’s right hand. It is … Continue reading

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Mary’s Iris

With tomorrow being Maundy Thursday, a somber day in the Christian faith, I had difficulty finding an image to match the message I wanted to convey. On impulse, I searched for various symbols and meanings, hoping that I would come … Continue reading

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Host of Golden Daffodils

“I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. Continuous … Continue reading

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Spring is Sprung

Happy Spring! First of all, let me apologize for my lack of posts over the past couple weeks. I was a busy girl! My parents’ 40th anniversary is at the end of March, and this past weekend my brother and … Continue reading

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Orange Crush

It’s a quick post and run for me today, folks. I’ll leave it to author and radio personality Michael Patrick Shiels to describe the color orange: “Orange is jovial, warm, energetic, forceful, and has a subjective impression of exuberance. It is associated … Continue reading

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