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November 2016 Mount Pleasant/Charleston, SC - St. Mary's, GA - Gainesville, FL - Wildwood, FL

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Today is a splendid day for a bike ride on Wild Dunes, Isle of Palms, Mt. Pleasant, and Sullivan's Island. Loving our lives!!






                   I LOVE bridges and the Ravenel Bridge is my very favorite.

     This facade is all that remains of the old Bennett Rice Mill standing at the center of the SC State Port Authority's Union Pier Terminal, downtown Charleston Harbor.


     The mill opened in 1845 and is considered one of the best examples of 19th century American industrial architecture. Governor Thomas Bennett, who commissioned the rice mill's construction, envisioned its design to surpass all other mills of its time.  It was acclaimed for its successful blending of Classical Revival and Italian Renaissance styles. 

    After church on Sunday, we had a great catch-up visit over brunch with Martha and Jim in Mt. Pleasant, then did a rare thing for us—we went to see the movie, Sully. Less than infrequently do we do that even though there are many movies that have peake…