Aiken’s Makin 2010

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 … Continue readingAiken’s Makin 2010

Coker Spring in Aiken

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 … Continue readingCoker Spring in Aiken

Peter Rabbit

While at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, we stopped for lunch right next to the Petting Zoo and Nature Center. We had the really neat experience of being able to play with this tiny bunny. He reminded me of Peter Rabbit, just after he had returned … Continue readingPeter Rabbit

Friendly Peacock

On a recent trip to Charleston, we went to Magnolia Plantation and spent an enjoyable day visiting the gardens. We stopped for a picnic lunch, at an area set up next to the petting zoo and pasture. Two peacocks, as well as a number of … Continue readingFriendly Peacock

Blue Flowers

I don’t know what these are, but I thought they were pretty. Found then at the Charleston Tea Plantation.