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.
John Osteen opened his log cabin to the public again this past weekend. I had been looking forward to making another visit since last year when I went out for my first visit. (Last years visit seen here) . The day was overcast and we had a slight drizzle on…
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.
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.
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 event. In past years, vendors…
I love the spring when the Dogwood and Azaleas are in full bloom in Aiken.
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.
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.
While visiting John Osteen's cabin, I found these beautiful red leaves.
Today, you could step back in time as you enjoyed the annual Open House at John Osteen's cabin. For the bicentennial year back in 1976, John grew his beard and built his cabin. He loves old stuff, and over the years has has added a barn, one room school house,…