Savannah has always held a mysterious, romantic interest for me. In fact, the entire South has always fascinated me. My husband and I are both born and bred Mid-Atlantic and New England people with a decades long interest in the American South. Did you know that about us? No, we didn’t travel here (I say “here” because now I live in central North Carolina) much; life, and budgets, and schedules sort of interfered. When we lived in New York City we would feel the inescapable urge to go to a tropical island in the winter and then perhaps a local beach in the summer. When we had a child…well, you know how that is. Finally, as we neared the end of our working careers, we had the opportunity to move South.
It has been all, and more, than we hoped for. We are within driving distance to all we have wanted to see for so many years, both beach and sea-bound and mountain and vista-bound. Yes, it’s hot and humid in the summer and then of course, there are the chiggers and mosquitoes and no-see-ums. I can put up with all that; in fact, I relish the hot, humid barefoot months that seem to stretch on endlessly. And I love the early spring with daffodils appearing in February and […]