All Aboard Aiken

In the early 1830’s, William Aiken and the South Carolina Canal Railroad Company built a 136 mile railroad from Charleston to Hamburg on the river just accross from Augusta, Ga. the first in the country to have regular scheduled steam locomotives. It was at the … Continue readingAll Aboard Aiken


 Normally a trip to the mail box is pretty mundane. One day, however, I was greeted by this huge sunflower that my neighbor had planted by the cluster mailboxes. Seeing this beautiful flower looking down on me really made my day.

Color My World

 Tonight The Palmetto Shutterbugs challenge was to pick a room in your house and take 10 different pictures. This colorful toy was laying on the hearth by the fire place and caught my eye.

On the way home

 Heading back into Aiken on Highway 78 from a quick trip to Charleston, I finally stopped to try to capture this old barn. I have passed this way many times, and have always wanted to try to get a picture, but it has always been … Continue readingOn the way home

Spring Time in Aiken brings out the Azaleas

 Spring is a beatiful time of year in Aiken when all the Azaleas start blooming. With all the flowers and trees blooming, the pollen is everywhere. While the pollen drives my alergies crazy, some like the pollen, as seen here.

Math in God’s creations

Stop and smell the flowers, and when you do take time to notice the order and symmetry in creation. At first glance it is a flower, but with a closer look you see triangles, lines, and circles.