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Charly’s First Anniversary


Imagine my surprise when Pretty called me this afternoon to tell me today was the one-year anniversary of our adoption of Charly from pawmetto lifeline, the place that had rescued the little dog from the kill shelter here in Columbia … Continue reading

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Pretty and her pool…


Pretty is in love again – this time with her swimming pool. where, oh where, is Pretty? Charly thinks Pretty may be inside… but no one comes to the door.  Pretty’s birthday bouquet Pretty has a birthday this week, and … Continue reading

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home is where the horseshoes hang


horseshoes moved in with Pride getting ready for summer in South Carolina I’m so thirsty… hey, can you drink this stuff? I’ll give it a whirl… OMG, that water was n-a-s-t-y “The Calla Lilies are in bloom…” Does anyone remember … Continue reading

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the squirrels are always more fun to chase on the OTHER side of the fence


Spike surveys new back yard fencing Hey, Spike, wanna play? come on, Spike, let’s have a little fun No, I’m on Squirrel Patrol if I could just get to the OTHER side of this fence…  nothing but trouble back there, … Continue reading

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Charly’s New Back Yard


OMG – do you drink it?

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Experience the Power of a G.I.R.L.!


Sunday afternoon, the 9th. of April, 2017 was an absolutely gorgeous spring day in downtown Columbia, South Carolina. The weather was perfect with temperatures in the mid 70s and cloudless blue skies. It was a great day to be outdoors … Continue reading

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Daniel Boone? No – Daniel Pratt…


In 1819 a twenty-year-old man from New Hampshire finished a four-year apprenticeship in architecture and heeded the words of Horace Greeley to leave his New England home and go west, young man, go west.  He ended up in Savannah, Georgia. … Continue reading

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Do You Know the Way to…Tuskegee?


The trip between Atlanta, Georgia and Montgomery, Alabama on I-85 is one Pretty and I have made at least a gazillion times in our years of wandering back and forth between Texas and South Carolina. We have our favorite welcome … Continue reading

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Post Cards from the Edge…of Time (2)


February 11, 1907 Dear Bessie, I love you. I miss you. Your husband, Luke

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Post Cards from the Edge…of Time


March 17, 1907 Dear Luke, I miss you so much and am doing all the chores while you are away. Please come home soon. I love you always, your wife Bessie   P.S. It’s okay by me if you vote.

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