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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 to do and see for…

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 18, 1978.  

Watson’s Mill Covered Bridge

  We recently returned to Watson's Mill State Park where we rented a picnic shelter for a family reunion. The day was overcast and rainy, but I had a short break in the rain and was able to grab a few shots of the water coming over the spillway just…

Have you slept in a Wigwam lately ?

  While traveling around Arizona recently on a trip to the Grand Canyon, we had occasion to travel along I-40 which happens to follow the path of Historic Route 66 through this area. Seeing many of the Route 66 landmarks, we became interested in the history of the Mother Road,…

Look Both Ways

One evening on a recent trip to the Grand Canyon, I went to the rim to photograph the sunset. While I was there, all eyes and cameras were focused on the beautiful sunset above. Of all of the people that were there that night, I believe I was the only…