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Harbour Town Lighthouse on Hilton Head Island, SC, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Tall & Handsome and I were in Savannah for a few days to take care of some business. Imagine our surprise when we found out we were just a hop, skip and jump away from Hilton Head, SC. Another place to mark off my list of “places to visit” was within a 45 minute drive.… Continue reading Harbour Town Lighthouse on Hilton Head Island, SC, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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"American History", Darien GA, Georgia, Horticulture, Old South, Old Southern Oaks, Photography, Picture of the Day, Plants, South, Southern, Southerners, Spanish Moss, St Simons Island, St. Simons Island GA, Toomer's Corner

Grab a Tall Glass of Sweet Tea, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Could anything possibly scream old Deep, Deep South more than this picture? Clues? The old Southern live oak trees (quercus virginiana). And the Spanish Moss. Spanish moss isn’t really a moss, but a living, flowering plant. It’s an angiosperm from the bromeliad family. It tends to favor warm, humid conditions and that’s why it’s so… Continue reading Grab a Tall Glass of Sweet Tea, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Summer Fragrance, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Summer Fragrance By Beverly Hicks Burch The South has had a love affair with many botanical plants for centuries. We’re quite well known for many of them in fact. Think azalea and one’s mind almost equally thinks Southern. It’s the same for rhododendrons, dogwoods, camellias, magnolias, jasmine and one scourge we just as soon be… Continue reading Summer Fragrance, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Along the Savannah River, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Along the Savannah River By Beverly Hicks Burch This past weekend Tall & Handsome and I decided to take a break from “nesting” (translate unpacking a bazillion boxes). We had heard about the Riverwalk in Augusta, GA and although we didn’t really get to explore it because an earlier rainstorm had made it rather warm… Continue reading Along the Savannah River, by Beverly Hicks Burch