Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

Each year a special part of Christmas is attending the Christmas Candlelight Service.  It is a welcome break from the commercial side of Christmas, and a time to reflect on the true meaning of Christmas.

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Butterflies Out At Hopelands Gardens

Walking around Hopelands Gardens taking some macro shots and ran up on a stand of purple flowers with bees and butterflies.  I liked the contrast of this orange butterfly with the purple flowers.

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Hopelands Gardens Bee

Had a warm fall day at Hopelands Gardens in Aiken.  Playing around with some macro shots and found that the bees and butterflies were active today.

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Aiken’s Makin 2011

This past weekend, about 30,000 shoppers came to downtown Aiken, South Carolina for the annual Aiken’s Makin arts and craft show.  More than 200 vendors and exhibitors were on hand with plenty of arts, crafts, and food.  This year marked the 35 Anniverary of this popular … Continue readingAiken’s Makin 2011

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Hopelands Gardens Camellia

The Camellias at Hopelands Gardens were beautiful this year. Aiken, South Carolina has been having a colorful spring as flowers of all descriptions having been blooming.

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More Turtles, Please

It was a warm day at Hopelands Gardens and the turtles were out in force. I think we need just a few more turtles and we can fill this raft.

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