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.
Charleston, South Carolina is one of my favorite places to visit and nothing can be better than a sunrise stroll on the beach at the Isle of Palms. Some morning, the sky is a blaze with orange. This day, there was a low cloud … Continue readingGolden Sunrise – Isle of Palms
On a recent trip to the Isle of Palms, we really enjoyed sunrise and sunset walks on the beach. The weather was beautiful for early October, with the temperatures reaching the mid 80’s during the day. The Sunrises and Sunsets providesd some spectacular views as … Continue readingEarly Morning Walk on the Beach
We recently made a trip to the Victoria Bryant State Park near Royston, Georgia, for a family reunion. It was a hot day, but the stream running through the park made a nice place to walk.
A few weeks ago we made a trip to Asheville, North Carolina. We spent a few hours at the North Carolina Arboretum, walking trails and looking at the exhibits. As we were coming off one of the trails back to the parking lot, I turned … Continue readingNorth Carolina Aboretum Fall Colors
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 … Continue readingJohn Osteen’s Cabin Revisited
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.
On a recent summer afternoon, we returned to Watson’s Mill State Park for a family reunion. It is always fun to climb around the rocks and watch the people playing in the water below the below the the bridge, or just sit in the shade … Continue readingWatson’s Mill State Park and Covered Bridge
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 … Continue readingAiken’s Makin 2011