Fences on Friday from Fairhope

I had a quick little getaway this week - running down to Fairhope, Alabama - and there were pretty fences aplenty!  A friend has a Point Clear condominium and so we based there and enjoyed shopping and dining in nearby Fairhope as well as a visit to Bellingrath Gardens. I missed out on the first … [Read more...]

Fences on Friday

Walking around Portland, Maine, one cannot help but notice the beautiful wrought iron fences which surround many properties. I love the old wavy brick sidewalks and think about the many feet that have passed over them through the years... the fences are works of art... such pretty … [Read more...]

Fox Hollow

One of the perks of being in the Garden Club of Jackson is the opportunity to see other members homes and gardens, and the garden we saw in beautiful Fox Hollow was no exception. I entered through the side garden where this antique rose is thriving... pretty iron fountain surrounded by … [Read more...]

Prospect Hill Plantation Cemetery And Grounds

I made a visit to Prospect Hill Plantation a couple of weeks ago and wrote about the house itself and so here is a little more about the grounds and family cemetery. The lush grounds are overgrown with many traditional Southern plants - camellias, azaleas, daffodils, boxwood, dogwood and … [Read more...]

Fences On Friday From Maine

We visited number 2 son last weekend in Portland, Maine.  It turned out that flying to Boston then driving up to Portland was the quickest way to get there and it gave us an opportunity for a bit of sight-seeing along the way... we went right past the Boxford exit - Cammie's birthplace...  We … [Read more...]

A Trip Down Memory Lane: West Virginia Fall Foliage

A couple of years ago daughter and I made a trip to West Virginia in the fall to visit family and take photographs for creating a special Christmas present for my parents.  I was looking for some pictures to use in a fall photography contest and ended up right in the middle of these.  I hope you … [Read more...]

Fences On Friday

Several of you have let me know how much you enjoy the Friday fence posts, so I scouted around Belhaven this week for a few more fences. First stop is this wooden framed rebar fence, the rebar is thick and it makes a pretty fence allowing you to peek into the back yard... and those inviting red … [Read more...]

Fences on Friday

Build a little fence of trust around today; Fill the space with loving deeds, And therein stay. Look not through the sheltering bars Upon tomorrow; God will help thee bear what comes of joy and sorrow." Mary F. Butts Fence in front of a house in Vermont (where we were lucky enough to spend a … [Read more...]

Walking Around Oxford: Fences on Friday

Yes, I know it is not Friday but I did take all these pictures yesterday, which was Friday, while walking around Oxford! I am back here working on my daughter's new/old house once again and Cammie and I enjoyed our morning walk and all the pretty fences we found. I am not sure what the small … [Read more...]