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The Little Patriot

When I made this photo I was taken by the enthusiasm of this kid, sitting off by himself, thoroughly enjoying the parade and his chance to join in the festivities. Every passing fire truck, band and marching unit was cause … Continue reading

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A bad day fishing…

…is better than any day at work. These people are doing just that on Lake Champlain at Chimney Point. whether they caught any fish or not is of no importance. That only adds to the day’s relaxation. The real reason … Continue reading

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Just bathing in the sun

As the days go by these blooms will fade and the new ones now tightly furled and small will open up to take their place. I noticed out in the front of the house, the lavender is making its presence … Continue reading

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A garden favorite

Any garden, flower bed or hanging basket that doesn’t have a selection of different colored Petunias, is just not a garden. A surfeit of colors makes this flower one that brightens up any border or porch. Easy to start from … Continue reading

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Heading to the yard

Giving someone directions in Spartanburg by telling them to take a turn after crossing the railroad tracks, will guarantee they’re lost. Spartan burg is called the Hub City for good reason; the Norfolk Southern and the CSX have yards here … Continue reading

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Old farm structures

The weathered wood tells of the age. Yet this building stands in the corner of a small pasture, providing storage for fodder for the stock and tools. At the moment, horses are contained here. I doubt sheep are raised here … Continue reading

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A sign of the season

We go about our quotidian chores preparing for the Holidays. For weeks now the stores have decorated for Christmas. Hanukkah is but six days away, starting on sundown 12/6. As we stroll about gazing at the sales arrangements and colors … Continue reading

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A South Carolina Skyline

Driving over some of the more rural roads one expects to see barns, corn, peach orchards and farm stands. The one other item one sees with regularity is the steeple, thrust upwards through the trees and usually visible for a … Continue reading

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Old South Carolina

This isn’t so old. I bought furniture at this store when we moved here from Vermont. I’m a firm believer in buying local. Yes, it might cost a bit more but the money stays in the community and your town … Continue reading

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Rainy day shopping

Never and I mean never let a chance to shop pass you by. Rain isn’t a deterrent. If the item is too much for you to move dragoon the services of some one from the store. If you have to … Continue reading

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