Category Archives: photography

Ella and Molly James, May 21st. is your Nana’s Birthday


If this story seems familiar, you have a good memory – the original post was 2 years ago; but significant editing was done to include a second granddaughter! Pretty with 2 1/2 year old Ella and four month old Molly … Continue reading

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kids say the darndest things


Pretty Too, Pretty, Ella, Molly – Mother’s Day Brunch Number One Son and Pretty Too treated Pretty and me for a Mother’s Day brunch at our favorite restaurant Luzianna Purchase this past weekend. When we arrived approximately on time (for … Continue reading

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I hope you dance


I hope you never lose your sense of wonder,You get your fill to eat but always keep that hunger,May you never take one single breath for granted,God forbid love ever leave you empty handed,I hope you still feel small when … Continue reading

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make a wish – then blow


granddaughter Ella clutches dandelion at Eudora Farms No matter her new flower discovery at age 2 1/2 years was actually a weed whose fluffy top took flight when she followed her Aunt Kaka’s admonition to “Make a wish, then blow.” … Continue reading

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disaster strikes Carport Kitty


The routine Carport Kitty has trained me for begins with her breakfast every morning. The time varies, depending on when she decides to welcome the new day. She seems to rely on the ridiculous barking of our three dogs who … Continue reading

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it’s April 1st, fool! march madness is over, right?


South Carolina Gamecocks Coach Dawn Staley says two more games! The month of March may be over, but the Madness of NCAA basketball has one last hurrah this weekend. The Final Four for the women will be played in the … Continue reading

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the battle my grandmother lost


March is Women’s History Month. I planned to write a new post today to celebrate a universally celebrated woman, but I have two excuses for re-blogging this post from February, 2019: (1) I was glued to the televised Senate confirmation … Continue reading

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Tweety Bird said I Tawt I taw a Puddy Tat…


Pretty’s cryptic text read thank you for sharing this horror. She was referring to my photo of the victim in the tale, the deceased bright red cardinal lying in state at that very moment on the lid of our city … Continue reading

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Ella’s baby sister is here!


Ella holds Molly while Pretty and I swoon over them Molly Iris James was born Wednesday, January 26th., at 1:42 p.m. She weighed 7 lbs. 4 oz. and is 20.4 inches long. Ella loves her “Lolly.” Pretty and I love … Continue reading

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wintry mix, or snow as we call it in South Carolina


So you think you know snow? Ha. We are rolling in it in the sunny South. only one dog outside with me this morning Schools closed yesterday, the day before the snow. Many businesses including our favorite Mexican restaurants closed, … Continue reading

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