A few weeks ago we made a trip to Asheville, North Carolina. We spent a few hours at the North Carolina Arboretum, walking trails and looking at the exhibits. As we were coming off one of the trails back to the parking lot, I turned around and saw this grass standing against a background [...]
On a recent summer afternoon, we returned to Watson’s Mill State Park for a family reunion. It is always fun to climb around the rocks and watch the people playing in the water below the below the the bridge, or just sit in the shade and relax to the sounds [...]
On a recent photo walk at the Brick pond and North Augusta Greenway, I looked across the Savannah River and saw this scene.
The South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston is a fun experience any time. Watching the excitement of a child seeing it for the first time is priceless. Fish and animals from all parts of South Carolina are on display, from the mountain forest, to the Piedmont, coastal plain, salt marsh, coast and ocean. [...]
Saturday we went to Statesville Regional Airport in Statesville, North Carolina for the 2010 Carolina Balloon Fest. This year the weather was beautiful and they had a great turnout. A huge crowd of people came out to watch the Saturday afternoon Mass Ascention. It was quite a sight to see. This year [...]
Fall colors just starting to show in the mountains around Black Mountain, North Carolina.
I was looking back over pictures from this summer’s trip out west to see the Grand Canyon and other attractions in Arizona, Colorado, and Utah. One of our favorite places was Zion National Park in Utah. We stepped off the tour bus that runs through the canyon at Zion to see the [...]
Last weekend, Aiken was brimming with people and crafts at the 2010 Aiken’s Makin Festival.
There were arts and crafts of all kinds.
Plenty of food of all kinds was available for your enjoyment.
And did I mention food. My personal favorite ice cream.
Lots to [...]
Coker Spring, a fresh water spring dating from prehistoric times, was an early source of drinking water for Aiken, South Carolina. It was also a popular stagecoach stop on the trip from Abbeville to Charleston. The spring was listed on the National Register on January 18, 1978.
Every time I go back and look at my pictures from the Grand Canyon, I am just amazed at what an awesome site it is.