Tag: South Carolina

My top 7 pics from Florida and Texas

Even though I toted my SLR camera along with me in the car on the Florida trip, it only came out on two occasions (the Dolphin Research Centre and Colonial Williamsburg). Most of the time, I took photographs with my…

My top 5 stories from Florida and Texas

I visited so many wonderful places during my trips to Florida (including Georgia, South Carolina and Virginia) and Texas (including Louisiana and Ohio) that it was hard to pin down just five great stories, but here they are: Tea, anyone? Discover…

Tea, anyone?

I love tea, and over the years, I’ve gone beyond the usual Orange Pekoe and Earl Grey to experience more exotic types, such as Gunpowder Green and Silver Needle White. Although I’ve read many books on how tea is produced,…

Fashion in fiction

Do you ever wonder what your favourite characters from classic fiction might have had in their clothes closets? How would Jane Eyre have dressed herself to impress Mr. Rochester in Charlotte Bronte’s novel? Or what would Anne of Green Gables have looked like…

A tea shop mystery

I’m a fan of a series of cozy mystery novels called the Tea Shop Mysteries by Laura Childs. They are about a tea shop owner and amateur sleuth named Theodosia Browning who has a curious streak that gets her involved…

Angel Oak

This is a beautiful old live oak tree (thought to be over 400 years old) located on Johns Island near Charleston, South Carolina. It is called the Angel Oak, which sounds like there should be an interesting story in regards…

Welcome to Charleston

Pineapples are symbols of Southern hospitality, so what could be more welcoming than the Pineapple Fountain on the waterfront in Charleston, South Carolina.