Lowcountry Beauty Right Under Our Nose!

View from Brittlebank Park, Charleston, SC

You know how it is… there are so many wonderful things to do right where you live, but have you done them? Many people have not, including us… So one day, after stopping at Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) we popped over to Brittlebank Park (literally across the street from DMV) situated on the water with stunning views to check it out –  There is a wonderful dock with a covered pier for fishing – although situated where it can certainly get congested (especially during events), we went at a quiet time, one man fishing, and it was beautiful outside! Continue reading “Lowcountry Beauty Right Under Our Nose!”


Looking up!

Miraculous, right? It’s amazing how flowers can be so vibrant, and look at that velvety texture – stunning! I’m not sure what kind of flower this is (do you know?)…

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A Canopy of Oak Tree Limbs

The Charleston, SC live oak trees are something to be treasured. In this photo, I shot upward. The limbs form a canopy over the road which is magnificent, especially on hot days! There is enough shade to walk laps (one time around the block is 0.8 miles) and for the most part stay out of direct sun. It also helps if you get caught in the rain, the trees shield you from regular rain – but not hard rain.

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Bright Flowers Against Dark Grey…

I have such fun with flowers. If I receive flowers I will take an ungodly amount of photos. I love experimenting with different backdrops. I’m partial to a dark background or a white background, each can be stunning in their own way depending upon the subject.

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A Quick Dinner Idea!

Grilled chicken and corn with a side of macaroni salad… A quick and easy dinner is ideal on a warm day, especially when the most time consuming part of it (macaroni salad) can be made in the morning. Continue reading “A Quick Dinner Idea!”

Featured Artist: Poppy Balser!

Winter Sunglow by Poppy Balser 15×11″ Watercolor

Poppy Balser. An artist that braves the harsh Canadian winters to paint what she loves – to the point of adding vodka to her painting water to keep it from freezing. Now THAT is an artist who loves to paint! Continue reading “Featured Artist: Poppy Balser!”

Windowsill Flowers

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