Well. Here’s something we don’t see that often in South Carolina. Oh, sure, we’re used to seeing geese on the neighborhood ponds. We’re just not used to seeing them standing on the neighborhood ponds.
Back in my day, the most famous snowman in the world was Frosty. Well, move over, Frosty, there’s a new snowman in town. Disney’s Frozen movie came out in 2013, but its popularity shows no sign of waning. In fact, … Continued
Loyal blog readers, you know by now that I love a good mailbox. And at Christmas, the neighborhood mailboxes go out of their way to look festive. Here’s a sampling of the neighborhood reindeer mailboxes. I don’t need to introduce … Continued
The Chinese New Year begins on Saturday, when we usher in The Year of the Rooster. Here in the neighborhood, we have always had a fondness for roosters. We put them on mailboxes and fence posts. We put them on … Continued
Tonight is the longest night of the year. Which means that tomorrow, the daylight hours will lengthen just a bit. And the next day will be even longer… Still, if today is feeling too short, and the night too dark, … Continued
It’s Christmastime and the neighborhood is looking quite elegant. There are silver and gold bows on mailboxes. Scarlet ribbons on lamp posts. Twinkling lights on porch railings. And then there’s the inflatable reindeer flattening Grandma with a steamroller. I love … Continued