Category Archives: South Carolina

Thursday Doors

Last Friday, six of us ladies set off on a day trip to Georgetown, South Carolina, which is off Highway 17 between Myrtle Beach and Charleston. It is the third oldest city in SC, the county seat of Georgetown County, in … Continue reading

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Busy March

I guess you could say I’ve been busy, and for me that’s always a good thing. 🙂 Last week, about 22 of us went to a ladies’ luncheon at the Calabash Garden Tea Room in NC. A week or so … Continue reading

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Nature

There are as many reasons as there are snowbirds as to why retirees head to warmer territory than their home state during the winter months. It’s not news to anyone who knows me that one of my top reasons is … Continue reading

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Quilting

There are quilters, and then there are QUILTERS. I belong to the first group. I’m self taught and lack even one artistic bone in my body. So, when I had a chance to attend a class, View Through the Window, … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

I love wrought iron, and here are two lovely gates from Brookgreen Gardens. Were they forged by a blacksmith in Charleston? I don’t know, but I’m thinking they might have been based on the history and attention to detail at … Continue reading

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Road trip

A while back the car pulled out and four ladies headed north two hours to Bishopville, SC, to see Pearl Fryar’s very special topiary garden. It’s still beautiful beyond an ordinary gardener’s imagination. Once we were done admiring this very … Continue reading

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Gift

Yesterday, Mother Nature gifted us with sunshine and 71°F. That is unseasonably warm even for South Carolina. Regular temps are on their way for the rest of the week including a forecast for frost this Thursday evening. We took advantage … Continue reading

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