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An Old Friend, Peacock

He is another sure sign of spring. No dancing the other day, but he did yell at me.

And his colors are extremely vivid now.

An Old Friend, Peacock
An Old Friend, Peacock
An Old Friend, Peacock
An Old Friend, Peacock

He also knows how to play for the camera.

The plantation opens to the tourist in another hour so this is last minute practice.

Garden By The Ashley, South Carolina

Taken at Middleton Plantation, Charleston, South Carolina.

Garden By The Ashley, South Carolina
Garden By The Ashley, South Carolina

A far corner of the formal gardens. This backs up to retaining ponds, old rice fields, and the Ashley River.

I have forgotten the details of the statue seen here. However it was one of several that were removed and buried on the property as the northern army moved towards Charleston in the US Civil War.

Plantation Garden

The plantation gardens that I walk through have small paths, almost hidden in places.

The gardeners know them all and take great care of all the various plants and trees within. For us it’s just a matter of wandering around until you find something like this.

Plantation Garden
Plantation Garden

As usual, no clue what it is.