Author Archives: WCBC

Springtime in New England

In May 2019 Penny took a wildflower & waterfalls trip to New England. The route was north on Route 7 from the Connecticut/Massachusetts border to Burlington, Vermont, and then further north almost to the Canadian border before returning south alongside … Continue reading

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Yellowstone National Park

Another double-header! Joe and Penny have shared pictures of their trips to Yellowstone. Joe & Mary camped there during August 2010 & Penny visited in May 2016 and September 2017 (23 waterfalls!). Photography by Joe Standaert & Penny Longhurst Resources: … Continue reading

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The South Carolina Botanical Garden

The South Carolina Botanical Garden in Clemson, SC is currently open 7 am to sunset with only the trails open. This is a large garden at 295 acres with many habitats. Allow a day to visit remembering that many visits … Continue reading

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Hiking in The English Lake District

Lucy writes “Here are pictures from the Lake District in England. Bob and I always stay in Grasmere when we go there, and from there we walk to our hearts’ content, miles and miles of footpaths, some going up into … Continue reading

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Hiking in Oregon – June 2017

Another wildflowers and waterfalls trip! We started in Portland and quickly revisited the Columbia Gorge waterfalls before heading south to Silverton. We then continued south to Silver Falls State Park, Cottage Grove, Lemolo Lake, & Crater Lake (only 1 mile … Continue reading

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Colorado Wildflowers – July 2018

My son and his family invited me to tag along while they spent a week at Beaver Creek, Colorado. I think they had in mind to do away with me as we rode ATV ‘s in the back country and … Continue reading

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Hiking in Washington State – June 2018

Pictures are from a June 2018 hiking trip to explore the waterfalls of Washington State. We started in Portland and crossed into Washington on the Bridge of the Gods. After visiting Beacon Rock State Park, we drove north through Gifford … Continue reading

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Butterflies & Moths of the Carolinas

May the wings of the butterfly kiss the sunAnd find your shoulder to light on,To bring you luck, happiness and richesToday, tomorrow and beyond.~Irish blessing Well, we could certainly use some of that! David Heavner has been photographing butterflies and … Continue reading

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Holiday Fest 2020

We couldn’t be together but we can still enjoy Ken’s “Blooms and Bloopers” slide shows from previous years (scroll to the bottom and be glad there were no incriminating pictures from this year), as well as see pictures from previous … Continue reading

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Lucy’s 2020 Favorites

Like Ken & Annie, Lucy has been out and about. Here are some of her favorite pictures from 2020. Photography by Lucy Prim.

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