Dewees Island – Charleston’s most magical place you have probably never been to

Dewees Island – Charleston’s most magical place you have probably never been to

I’ve never fallen out of love with the Lowcountry, but Dewees Island always reminds me what a mad, deep, eternal love it is.  Just 20 minutes by passenger ferry from the Isle of Palms marina, it is a world apart from that to which we’ve become accustomed. On Dewees, nature is your constant companion – the flora, the fauna, the...

Kayaking my Beloved Lowcountry

Enough with the practical stuff, the real estate stuff. Let’s stop for a moment and consider the emotional and inspiring part of life in the Lowcountry. I came upon this video from REI yesterday about their Coastal Carolina Kayaking Trip, took a moment to watch it, and felt my heart swell. The scenes in here are real folks. These are...

Happy 2012!

I hope each of you had a wonderful New Years celebration and that you are feeling optimistic about 2012.  My husband and I kicked off the year with a jaunt to Sullivan’s Island to check out the 18th Annual Polar Plunge.  We parked our car on Isle of Palms to avoid the traffic, rode our bikes to the party, and...

Saying goodbye to one of Charleston’s Greats – Jack McCray

This is not a post about death – so much as it is about life. A dynamite smile. An expansive heart. And a soul that transcended all barriers of age, race and economic class. With Jack McCray – it was only about being true, a quality he had the ability to pull out of each and every one of us....


Another Home with a Jawdropping View – 45 Pendleton St in Wagener Terrace, Charleston

I completed my most recent post about homes with a view in Downtown Charleston, right before this stunner came on the market, but today I was lucky enough to have a private showing of this home.  45 Pendleton St, while not ‘Downtown’ as people tend to think of it, is Downtown in that it is on the Charleston Peninsula in Wagener...

Vintage Movie of Charleston

Check out this neat video sent to me by a friend, courtesy of Bulldog Tours.  It’s called Charleston “City of Proud Memories”.  While so much has changed, very little has too…. Here are a few quotes… Somebody has called Charleston the most civilized city in the United States It’s the one place where social life isn’t organized around wealth. Charleston...


The Art of the Window Box in Charleston

An afternoon bike ride yielded these lovely treasures, on Tradd St, Queen St, East Bay and others…. The window box in Charleston is an art form – a melding of color, texture, height and drape. Beautiful!  

Sometimes all we need is this…

Stunning Helicopter Footage of the Lowcountry

I challenge your heart not to swell…. Check out the stunning aerial footage of the Lowcountry, created by Jewell & Ginnie.  It’s called “Low Country High“.  Footage by Adam Boozer. Low Country High from Adam Lawton Boozer on Vimeo.

17 seconds of life in Wagener Terrace

Sunset in Wagener Terrace, Charleston SC

New Charleston CVB ad by HookUSA – it’s quintessentially Charleston

This is a great TV spot by our most talented and creative ad agency in Charleston – Hook!  The ad will be airing in SC, NC and GA.  So why do I love it?  It’s a bit of magic with a dash of whimsy thrown in – just like this town we love.