Category Archives: Traveling

Rainy Day

It was a beautiful day for a walk at Brookgreen Gardens even with an umbrella. ☔ Do you ever take a walk on a rainy day? ☂

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Mid February

February is almost half over. Where did it go? I’ve been sick. Not in the hospital sick, but sinus cold type sick. I’ve been trying to get rid of it for almost a week using over the counter meds. I … Continue reading

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Nature

Why do people head south in the winter? The simple answer for this gardener is so I can be outside and enjoy nature in ways that don’t require a snow shovel or scraper. The camellias are blooming here, and the … Continue reading

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Wildflower Art

On Saturday, two friends and I attended the first of three lectures on The Reign of Rice at Brookgreen Gardens. The Reign of Rice series explore the Gullah Geechee heritage as it related to the production of rice on SC plantations. … Continue reading

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Flower Show

This past weekend, there was a Camellia Flower Show and plant sale sponsored by The Grand Strand Camellia Society. It looked like a wonderful display to me, but according to those in the know there are normally 700-1,000 entries instead … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Greetings this Thursday from Murrells Inlet, Horry County, South Carolina, part of the Grand Strand. The Grand Strand is a continuous stretch of beach which runs along the northeastern part of SC. The Myrtle Beach metropolitan area, including Murrells Inlet, … Continue reading

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Pawnee Rock

On our recent trip to Kansas, we stopped at Pawnee Rock. Back in the 1800’s, thousands of wagons heading west passed within 100 yards of Pawnee Rock. When you reached this point, it was considered midway between Independence, Missouri, and … Continue reading

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