Blue Ridge Parkway

We had a reservation for a Hot air balloon ride on Oct 13 but the operator called the previous night to cancel due to bad weather. It seemed that it was going to be windy. We were disappointed but decided to get up early anyway to see the sunrise. The fog was dense and we couldn’t …

A proud mama duck

Spring brings flowers and babies! The mother was crouching down and the ducklings huddling behind her. A close up of the previous photo. The one at the end was curious about me. He was so cute. A proud mother of 13 🙂


I haven’t been to Reynolda Gardens much this year. I finally went to see my friend Michelle last week. I wanted to meet Oscar (the frog) but he didn’t come out to see me 🙁

Spring fever

It’s spring fever.  That is what the name of it is.  And when you’ve got it, you want – oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!  ~Mark Twain    

Magnolia Plantation, Charleston, SC

This time in Charleston we visited a Plantation it was fun and a very hot day. The old Oak trees with Spanish moss looked so beautiful. I used to be afraid of these trees because when I was little my brother told me stories about how they became monsters at night 🙁 I mentioned it …