Monday, April 1, 2013

Saturday Outing

Hello Friends,
After working 9 to 3 on Saturday, Rich picked me up and we went up to the Greensboro Historical Museum to see Dolley Madison's famous red dress.



The museum in housed in a really cool building that was a church and was used as a hospital during the Civil War.
Dolley's dress has just returned from being at the Smithsonian and is on display until June. It was a lovely exhibit. I am so glad that I took the time to see it.
In the back there is a lovely cemetery.



With lots of lovely flowers blooming right now.



I really need to get some flowering Quince for my garden.



Lots of snow drops.



Vinca(Susan, you know what this means!)



Lovely camellias.



After taking in these beautiful flowers we stopped and had some hot dogs and ice cream for dinner. It was a perfect spring afternoon!
I hope my week is as good!

Wishing you all some warm spring weather.

Chris
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16 comments:

Margaret said...

Sounds like a nice outing. I'm envious of all the flowers. Sigh.

cucki said...

So nice..
Big hugs x

diamondc said...

Chris: I want to thank-you for the lovely gifts, from your givaway, wow what a beautiful package you sent me, I am so lucky I am in a hotel this week on a much needed vacation, I will post pictures tomorrow, so everyone can see my goodies, you are a very generous Lady.
Thank-you
Happy Spring.
Catherine

butterfly said...

Thanks for sharing those beautiful flowers , looks like Spring is with you now, hugs.

Chocolates4Breakfast (TerriBoog) said...

The flowers are beautiful! I love walking through old cemetaries. Where's the pic of the dress, or wouldn't they let you take pics? Sounds like a great day - just my cup of tea!

Laurie in Iowa said...

Glad you had some time for a fun trip. The flowers are so pretty.

Vickie said...

Oh man! I want some of those flowers around here!
What an awesome building to tour also. I am sure the red dress exhibit was fun.

Karen said...

So jealous of the flowers!

Have a lovely Spring. :)

Beth said...

Old cemetery and old-fashioned flowers - a perfect combination.

Myra said...

Sounds like a wonderful day Chris...except for the work part. Where did you get the dogs?

Barb said...

Looks like a great outing. I do love the flower photos!

Diana said...

The camellias are just magnificent !

Mouse said...

ooooo pretty flowers :) and just catching up again ... lovely finishes by Myra too .. love the wee pumpkin one :)
hope the hummers come to visit .... love mouse xxxxx

Mugwump Woolies said...

What a great day! Thanks for taking us along...love strolling through old cemeteries. Lovely flowers!
Robyn

SusanS said...

LOVE THAT VINCA! The whole museum complex is a lovely place to visit. I can't wait to see Dolly's dress and the trunk in which it was found. What a great story. Glad you got to see it!

Catherine said...

Sounds like a perfect afternoon!! Such pretty flowers ~ my vinca finally started blooming this week!