Tag Archives: Travel

On the road again

As you read this, we’re headed north from South Carolina to New England. It has been a blast, but as they say all good things come to an end. We’ll miss… Palm trees Long walks on the beach Beautiful sunrises … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

A Camelia Tree of many colors at Mepkin Abbey, Moncks Corner, South Carolina.

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Congregation

We have really enjoyed seeing the majestic Snowy White Egrets in the marsh areas. A friend told us about a congregation of them that roost nearby, and if you get there at dusk, you can watch them fly in. We drove … Continue reading

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Road Trip

Last week, we went on a road trip with NH friends who have been wintering in SC for over ten years. Let me tell you – they know all the good spots. 🙂 So, off we went  to McClellanville, SC, about 43 … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Welcome to Conway, SC, whose history traces back to the 1670’s when the British settled the area around Charleston. The city’s name has changed throughout the years, but the history remains rich. Many residents fought in the American Revolutionary War, … Continue reading

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Brookgreen Gardens

Since the early 1930’s, Brookgreen Gardens has been a destination stop for all those who appreciate southern history, handsome sculptures, and beautiful gardens. It was #1 on my to-visit-list here in SC. Last week, I had the opportunity to visit … Continue reading

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Let’s eat out

If there is one thing we do when we are not home, it is to check out local places to eat and drink. It is our duty to assist the local economy, right? We lived the majority of our adult … Continue reading

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Welcome

Welcome to 2017 and the South Carolina edition of NewEnglandGardenAndThread. Sorry I couldn’t post photos of the recent winter storm, but we made sure to head out before it arrived. 🙂 We took three days to drive it, and I thought … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

As I was walking around Limerick, Ireland, last month, I saw this long building enclosed in a fence with murals painted on it. There were four doors in the building, but they were painted like murals and windows were added to … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

I’d like to share the doors of Strokestown Park, The Irish National Famine Museum, County Roscommon, West Ireland. There were castle doors from 1740, lovely garden gates, and an intriguing garden door at the end of a gorgeous covered walk. If … Continue reading

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