Stopping for Beauty

This is a small house on Store Creek going out toward the St.Pierre river, on Edisto Island. For years it has been close to falling down, but someone has restored it and that hammock is now swinging. This weekend, Edisto Island gave me back her best. And some of that beauty is for you!

Edisto Island. Simple and beautiful.©C.HutsonWrenn2014

Edisto Island. Simple and beautiful.©C.HutsonWrenn2014

I was called to be an artist. And as an old old midwife said to me "If the Lord wants you to do something, you won't have no good luck' til you do." So, here I am, sharing what I love, longing to illuminate the work of art, which is everywhere.

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4 comments on “Stopping for Beauty
  1. downthelanegirl says:

    So beautiful! Came at a good time when I need a visual “fix” of Edisto! Thanks! I find your blog so easy to comment on…but Pickney’s makes me want to pull my hair out. My comment never goes through…..

  2. Kim in Fiji says:

    Sweet! I’m happy to see the deep blue sky – you guys are free of pollution and agricultural dust – happy for you. Blessings to all.

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Welcome to my blog about the Lowcountry of South Carolina, a place proud with beauty, history and art. Sometimes we feel a call, to be, to go, to do. I was called to be an artist, and as an old midwife from Alabama said, “If the good Lord wants you to do something, you won’t have no good luck until you do it.”

So here I am writing about what I know, about the 'under glimmer' as the poet Basho, says, the way I have learned to see, to notice. I am inspired by, and talking about the history and art and culture of this place that has called me to herself. By the ancestors.

My background includes a degree in fine arts from a small private college in Florida, and before that, four years of all girls' boarding school in Asheville. I worked as a professional photographer, helped my children grow up, and now and I love seasoned things, good food, better conversation, beauty, my beloved and beautiful Italian Greyhound, Beau. Moved by the sacred places and stories of this beautiful historic land called the Lowcountry, I am here in spirit and I hope to infect you with my love of this place.

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