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Sixth Blogging Anniversary

I was pleased to receive a note from WordPress today marking the sixth anniversary of A Walk in the Garden. It’s hard to realize that 602 posts have made it out of my word processor, but here I am looking forward … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

This is a day to give thanks for the blessings in our lives. I am particularly grateful at this time of year for family and friends, for decent octogenarian health, and for the addition of another generation added to my … Continue reading

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Things I See Around the Beach: Birds

We recently spent a delightful week at Topsail Beach, NC. One thing I particularly enjoy at the beach is bird-watching. Let me share videos of two groups with you. A flight of marine birds: A flight of Marine birds: Which … Continue reading

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Things I See Around Town: Mary Grigg’s Garden

Several weeks ago I visited a beautiful garden in Mint Hill, NC. Mary Griggs began developing her two acre garden almost 25 years ago, and what she has created is nothing short of breathtaking. Mary told me was inspired by … Continue reading

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A Graduation Feast

This past weekend many in our family gathered to celebrate my granddaughter Kate’s graduation from The University of South Carolina. After four years of dedicated work, she finished with wonderful grades, a host of friends, and one proud grandfather. My … Continue reading

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Things I See Around Town: A Tulip Viewing Party

My friend Noell plants hundreds of tulips each year, and she and Jim invite friends each spring for a viewing. Yesterday a cool, cloudy morning changed into a warm sunny afternoon, and Noell and Jim welcomed us into one of … Continue reading

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A Mark in Time

In our culture we revere as special a day that marks an anniversary–a birth, a marriage, a graduation, a start-up–whatever is a new beginning. Today is one of those special days for me…the FIFTH anniversary of A Walk in the Garden. I … Continue reading

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This Special Day

A Christmas wish to all for a time of peace throughout our world. May 2019 be a year of generosity–given and received.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: SATISFACTION

The theme of this week's WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is SATISFACTION. At the beach my son-in-law fixed a grand old Southern Coastal Shrimp Boil. Now that is pure satisfaction: shrimp, corn, sausage, potatoes. Let's eat!!! http://wp.me/p23sd-1479

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A Milestone Walk in the Garden

Today was a beautiful, warm, sunny day. As I took my usual morning walk through the garden, it occurred to me that I might share what I am seeing. The crape myrtles have leafed out, the dogwoods are in bloom, … Continue reading

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