Tag Archives: Brookgreen Gardens

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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It’s almost Valentine’s Day, and Life has leveled out to a normal amount of ups and downs.  Picture a happy dance.  🙂 There have been some beautiful sunrises and sunsets, and we also enjoyed some amazing temperatures in the 70’s … Continue reading

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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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Thursday Doors

Hello from the Palmetto State and my patio door.  🙂 We’re settled into a very comfortable condo in Murrells Inlet and enjoying the view and sounds of the ocean even on a gray and foggy day. Did I mention it … Continue reading

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We’ve been hanging out with some very nice people down here in SC, and it has made me think about where we find our friends and how long we get to keep them. Life has a way of getting in … Continue reading

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Snow or Floral Friday

The Nor’easter that plowed through New England yesterday sure packed a wallop. It dropped 18″ at our house. Then the John Deere had a flat tire, and the state plow took out the mailbox. Good thing our daughter is creative … Continue reading

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Artists and their work come in many forms. But, you know art when you see it even when it is outside the box. Those of us visiting SC were treated to a month of watching Patrick Dougherty, Brookgreen Garden’s Winter … Continue reading

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