Silent Cities at Brookgreen Gardens

On Sunday (February 10), Mama and me made it down to Brookgreen gardens to see the much anticipated Silent Cities Tour. The tour is described as: Walk through former slaves and plantation owners’ graveyards and hear about the historical burial customs of European and African origin. It was actually a very cool little trip, andContinue reading “Silent Cities at Brookgreen Gardens”

Charleston Visit

This weekend, I visited the Charleston Museum with my sister to check out their exhibit, “Foundations of Fashion: Two Centuries of Undergarments and Beauty Aids.” It was an interesting exhibit, despite its tiny size & bad location on the first floor under the stairs. Elizabeth (my sister) suggested the trip, and after our museum tourContinue reading “Charleston Visit”

NC Watermelon Festival I

Q: What is the only thing that makes the hot, humid weather of Carolina in July/August worthwhile? A: Ice-Cold Watermelon. That’s why this Saturday, I’m heading out to Fairbluff, NC–Home of the NC Watermelon Festival & My Aunt Tootsie. The event began in 1986 as a spin-off of a watermelon contest between two competitive friends-MonroeContinue reading “NC Watermelon Festival I”