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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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Above the Surface

One of the things I love most about the National Aquarium is its variety. Yes, I love the sea stars, fish, and all the other creatures that live in the ocean, but it’s just as fun to see other animals … 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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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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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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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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Leaf and Flower

For those of you who haven’t noticed the enormous amounts of candy, bunnies and baskets on display at the stores lately, you might not know that Easter is right around the corner. In fact, yesterday was Palm Sunday, which marks … 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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