Six On Saturday: A Garden in Savannah

Good morning SOS’ers! I have been posting interesting gardens and today, I am revealing what I think it takes to have a beautiful garden in Savannah, Georgia………first I think, is a pink house! The bigger the better………with a Spanish Moss tree as well, the bigger the better! I had never seen neighborhoods with all pastel…

Square Up: Day 22

Becky’s Square Challenge is encouraging us to be UPLIFTING in the month of January! Going UP anyone? Wondering what to do next with Becky’s Square Challenge?  Well here are a few more ideas for this month’s theme of up. Remember it is totally up to you how you interpret the theme, the only absolute rule…

Gothenburg, Sweden Gets an A for Effort

We’ve arrived in Gothenburg, Sweden on a rather gloomy, rainy day…….but what IS THAT on the pier? It’s a marching band, greeting us to the city! EVEN IN THE RAIN! Well, we can’t let them down…..let’s take a look at Gothenburg! Going up to higher ground on the bus……. and we can look back over…

Square Up : Day 19

Up ,Up, Up we go! Fly as high, as we can go!  Becky’s Square Challenge is encouraging us to be UPLIFTING in the month of January! Wondering what to do next? Well here are a few more ideas for this month’s theme of up. Remember it is totally up to you how you interpret the theme,…

Challenge Your Camera: Industrial

  For my Industrial Photo today, we are at the remains of the Roswell Manufacturing Company. Roswell King came to this area in Georgia, to grow cotton and to make a mill for manufacturing cotton into shirting. They produced a cloth called onasburg, (a course, heavy fabric), sheeting and yarn. Slaves from his plantation on…

Square Up: Day 18

Becky’s Square Challenge is encouraging us to be UPLIFTING in the month of January! Can you see me now? Wondering what to do next? Well, here are a few more ideas for this month’s theme of up. Remember it is totally up to you how you interpret the theme, the only absolute rule is that…

Life In Color: January 17, 2021

Another new challenge for me! This one will focus on color! This month the color is BROWN! These photos are from a log cabin from the Civil War, on the Carnton Plantation….. First, chop the wood for logs! Then Home Sweet Home! To add your photos to this challenge, look on at the tab below…

FOTD, January 16, 2021

Very cheery colors this morning from the Gothenburg, Sweden Botanical Garden! Challenge rules, why not join in? 1. Feel free to post every day or whenever you you feel like it.  You can either post new flower photos or dig back into your archives. 2. Depending on the time of year, you can post any…

Six On Saturday: Monks House

You can’t hardly go wrong if you live on THE STREET, can you? Of all the gardens we have visited, the one cottage in a garden that I know I would be happy to live in, is Monks House. Monk’s House is the country cottage in Rodmell, that was the home of Leonard and Virginia…

FOTD: January 15, 2021

The gardeners at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens can do extraordinary landscapes! Cee’s Challenge is all about bringing a little beauty and colour into our daily lives. Who wouldn’t be in favour of that? Challenge rules, why not join in? 1. Feel free to post every day or whenever you you feel like it.  You can either…

Square Up: Day 15

Becky’s Square Challenge is encouraging us to be UPLIFTING in the month of January! So, let’s WARMUP with  some hot chocolate! Wondering what to do next? Well, here are a few more ideas for this month’s theme of up. Remember it is totally up to you how you interpret the theme, the only absolute rule…

Haugesund, Norway: On the Waterfront

Did I mention it was a cold, blustery, full  on, red-cheek day, in August, when we visited Haugesund? Well it was, but we began our tour of the city with a brisk walk of the harbor, that went on and on, with boat after boat! The old warehouses along the harbor have been beautifully restored…

Cee’s Flower of the Day (FOTD) and Then Some!

Today, for Cee’s Flower of the Day, Photo Challenge, I thought I would show some of Dale Chihuly’s Glass Art and sculpture work, that was displayed at Cheekwood Gardens, in Nashville, Tennessee this summer! Outstanding! Cee’s challenge is all about bringing a little beauty and colour into our daily lives. Who wouldn’t be in favour of…