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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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Vintage Oak

The Angel Oak Tree is located on Johns Island just outside of Charleston, SC. According to the website dedicated to this magnificent southern live oak, it is about 400-500 years old, stands nearly 70 feet tall, has a circumference of 28 … 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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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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Morning Glow

“Flowers… are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson With winter’s cold spell comes my favorite flower–the Camellia. Its blooms originate in southeast Asia, but they have long … Continue reading

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Charleston Charm

There’s something about Charleston that is hard to describe unless you’ve been there. It’s easy to pick up on certain things such as its history, culture, warm weather and friendly people, but there’s also a certain je ne sais quoi … Continue reading

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