Tag: Rainbow Row

A Charleston Stroll

We were invited to Charleston, SC for a weekend of food & fun with friends a couple of weekends ago. We enjoying a visit there a couple of times a year since it’s a short drive. We park the car once we arrive, walking to our destinations and dinner, hopefully walking off a few calories…

Seeking Indigo

 Seeking Indigo for Rainbow Summer School for Mrs. Matlock’s class, led me to return to Charleston, SC~ which we visited several weekends ago. From South Carolina Indigo Plantations The Forgotten Cash Crop of History: Indigo, or indigotin, is a dyestuff originally extracted from the varieties of the indigo and woad plants. Indigo was known throughout the ancient…

Charleston Green

  Mrs. Matlock’s  Rainbow Summer School is now in session~ This week’s color of the Rainbow assignment is Green~ I thought I’d share some Green from a weekend visit to Charleston, South Carolina. At first glance this wrought iron appears black, but is actually considered Charleston Green. The color originated after the American Civil War, when the North provided black paint to…