Tag 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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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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Thursday Doors

This is one of those glass doors that isn’t spectacular with a long history and amazing hardware, but it leads to something delicious. It leads to Layers Bakery at the International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach, part of Horry Georgetown … 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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Thursday Doors

Hopsewee Plantation was built in 1735 and is about 13 miles south of Georgetown, South Carolina. It¬†was the birthplace of Thomas Lynch, Jr., one of the three signers of the Declaration of Independence from South Carolina. In the 1700’s, Hopsewee … Continue reading

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