Sunday, August 26, 2012

On the River

via here
Marsh in Purple & Gold
by Beaufort based artist
(and former resident of my hometown)
Mary Grayson Segars

For more of her work

This past weekend, I ended up on the river in Beaufort, SC with two girlfriends.  A historical city situated within the ACE basin, surrounded by tidal creeks and natural wonders.  While most lowcountry marshes breed  only mosquitoes...the marshes around Beaufort produced beautiful homes and the characters that inhabit them.

A setting Hollywood cannot reproduce...confirmed by its staring role in many books and movies.  The Water is Wide, The Great Santini, The Prince of Tides...all written by native son Pat Conroy, as well as, the filming of the classic The Big Chill.

The view from our boat ride around the point

Back on land, the marsh green the paint throughout the innovative grocery Lowcountry Produce.  Selling products billed as "handmade and handpicked'

In Beaufort we found the recipe for a great girls' weekend...a beautiful setting, shopping (our baskets below), good food, a good night's sleep (all three of us busy Moms) and lots of laughter


pve design said...

I want to move there.

Jennifer C. Webb said...

me too would love it, small town full of creative people

I Dream Of said...

Sounds like the perfect girls' weekend to me! What a lovely place. And I would LOVE to wander the aisles at Lowcountry Produce - it looks like my kind of store!
Happy Monday, Jen!

Woodside Park said...

Omgosh - what a beautiful grocery store! I want to shop there!! I want that space for my shop :) The displays, architecture, well done. Hope you all had a fabulous time!!

Jennifer C. Webb said...

Loi: isn't it perfect. A good thing I don't live there...I would spend way too much time and money there

Hydrangea O'Kelley said... are so lucky. Your friend sounds amazing and fun. Wish I had an inspirational role model as a friend. :-)

Jennifer C. Webb said...

Hydrangea, what a lovely name ha. Yep, my friend is pretty should meet her NaNa!

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