Showing posts with label Dixie. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Dixie. Show all posts

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

A Gardenia Grows In Dixie ...


“Can words describe the fragrance of the very breathe of spring?”
              ~ Neltje Blanchan
                     ~ 1865-1918
     ~ Neltje Blanchan De Graff Doubleday was a United States scientific historian and nature writer who published several books on wildflowers and birds under the pen name Neltje Blanchan. Her work is known for its synthesis of scientific interest with poetic phrasing.

The sunlight of a southern morning in spring wraps itself around a fragrant gardenia bloom, illuminating its beauty on a late May morning in the Lowcountry of Beaufort County, South Carolina.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Morning On The Colleton River ...


“Let us cross over the river, and rest in the shade of the trees.”
      ~ Stonewall Jackson
        1824-1863
  ~ The last words of Thomas Jonathan “Stonewall” Jackson, who served as a Confederate general (1861-1863) during the Civil War, and became arguably the best-known Confederate commander after General Robert E. Lee. Jackson played a prominent role in nearly all military engagements in the Eastern Theater of the war until his death, and had an important part in winning many significant battles.

The still beauty of a spring morning in the Lowcountry flourishes along the Colleton River in Beautfort County, South Carolina on a late May day in Dixie.

Thursday, June 6, 2019

A Fine Southern Morning ...


“Grace comes into the soul, as the morning sun into the world; first a dawning, then a light; and at last the sun in his full and excellent brightness.”
                    ~ Thomas Adams
                       ~ 1818-1905
      ~American scientist & inventor who is regarded as a founder of the chewing gum industry. He eventually joined with well-known chewing gum maker William Wrigley Jr.

The early morning sunlight whispers through the Spanish Moss that reflects in the lagoon on a beautiful May morning in the Lowcountry of Beaufort County, South Carolina.