These words, shared by Mahatma Gandhi, rang true for us this week as we visited a wonderful local landmark. Brookgreen Gardens is truly an oasis in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the South Strand between Murrells Inlet and Pawleys Island. Created in 1931 by Archer and Anna Huntington, it provides almost 10,000 … More In the Midst of Darkness, Light Persists!
The hits just keep on coming – in the form of family and friends – and we’re loving it! This past weekend we were delighted to welcome my son, Matt, and Nicole and her two sons! They were here for approximately 42 hours and trust me when I say we made the most of every … More From A to Z…with Family!
When you’ve spent an entire week at Disney and then a day in Savannah and another in Charleston – and dodged a tropical storm in the process – one might wonder what Murrells Inlet and the Myrtle Beach area have to offer. Well, I know there’s no comparison, but we certainly had a great two … More It May Not Be Disney World But…
Those of you who know me personally or have been following my blog, know that I am part of a women’s group called P.E.O., which stands for Philanthropic Educational Organization. I have been a member for over 34 years and delight in the support we provide to women through grants, loans, scholarships and ongoing connections. … More An Experience in Tradition
…A simple sentiment and exactly what we did this past week! What a great way to live! Our most recent week-long adventure began last Saturday when we picked up Bill’s daughter, Sarah, at the Myrtle Beach Airport. She had flown from Los Angeles with her one-year old pup, Sunny…Airplane – a first for Sunny! Our first … More Live, Laugh, Bark…a Week of “Firsts”
One of the best things about relocating continues to be our friends and family who find their way to our new home. Is it the beach…the seafood…the allure of the low country? Well, during the past three weeks the draw has been a stopover in Murrells Inlet during a multi-month camping adventure for friends of … More Friends and Family Just Keep on Coming…and We Love It!
…And our week in Indiana was filled to the brim with activities and love! So what do you do when visiting your grandchildren – and their parents – when the kids are in school, Mom is a teacher back in school, and Dad is working from home, when he’s not traveling? The main reason for … More My Heart is Full…
During our many years of workamping, Bill and I would begin an adventure and travel in our motor home from point A to point B, only stopping for food, sleep and gas. When we would arrive at our seasonal destination we would spend our time off exploring everything within the geographical area – attractions, scenery, … More Hey, from Mayberry!
Slowly but surely Bill and I have continued to explore our new surroundings, but it’s always much more fun when friends stop to visit and assist in our exploration! Such was the case this past weekend when Barb and Bill Michalsky spent two days with us in Murrells Inlet on their way back to NJ … More With a Little Help From Our Friends!
After hugging my mother last week after 16 months, I wasn’t sure it could get much better, but then this past weekend the grandchildren arrived! Upon returning from Florida, we regrouped for a mere two days, jumped in the Jeep, and headed for NJ – and did I tell you we’ve “settled down?” Even while … More And the Healing Continues…