Holloween is less than two weeks away and the decorations are out.
All Aboard Aiken – The rebuilding of the old train depot on its original foundation footprint at the corner of Union Street and Park Avenue in Aiken, South Carolina is progressing nicely. Restoration of two old railroad cars and an old caboose are also well … Continue readingAiken Railroad Depot in Progress
Last night, was the Aiken Relay for Life 2009, held at Aiken High School. As always, it was a moving event. It was not only a time to rejoice with the survivors, but a time to remember those that have not been so fortunate. Cancer … Continue readingAiken Relay for Life 2009
All around Aiken, South Carolina, the woods are snow white this week as the Kalmia reaches full bloom. This popular plant’s name has been used many times in the Aiken area. There is a Kalmia Hills, Kalmia Shopping Center, and in the late 1800’s there … Continue readingKalmia Covers the Woods in Aiken
Spring is my favorite time of the year in Aiken, South Carolina. You can’t beat the combination of Azaleas as a backdrop for the snow white blooms of the Dogwoods.
It looks like the Iris’s are going to be great this year. It has been several years since we have had the right conditions for them to be at their best. Last year, we only had two blooms. Already this year they are loaded with … Continue readingSpringtime Iris’s
Spring is always a wonderful time of year in Aiken, South Carolina. The flowers, especially the azaleas, are in full bloom and everyting is colorful. While walking around the campus of the University of South Carolina Aiken, I ran across this beautiful sight.
Every year the rose garden in front of Millbrook Baptist Church is just amazing, and this year is no exception.
Spring has arrived and there are beautiful flowers all around. Well, they are everywhere other than our yard. We did have one Iris bloom so far this year, and it was actually very pretty.
A few nights ago, I was driving home down Richland Avenue and saw a wonderful sunset forming. Lucky for me, I had the camera in the car. I turned around and went back up hill on a side street and was able to catch the … Continue readingRichland Avenue Sunset