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
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
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
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
Floodlines along the Savannh River, originally uploaded by Bamasteelmagnolia. One of the flood marker of some of the past flood stages of historic flood levels in the area. Augusta, GA
Looking Toward Carolina, originally uploaded by Bamasteelmagnolia. Looking across to South Carolina just above the River Walk on the Augusta, GA side.
Calm Day on the Savannah River, originally uploaded by Bamasteelmagnolia. The Savannah River Canal near Augusta, GA . ...as smooth as glass...
Flower of the Old South, originally uploaded by Bamasteelmagnolia. A Georgia magnolia for a Bamasteelmagnolia... Augusta, GA
Nestled beneath fragrance, originally uploaded by Bamasteelmagnolia. A lamp post nestled beneath an old magnolia tree in the yard of an old church in Augusta, GA. Can it get more Southern than that?