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Social Distancing? Hug a Tree!

I am currently reading Defining the World: The Extraordinary Story of Dr Johnson’s Dictionary by Henry Hitchings. He remarked that Samuel Johnson liked to hug a lime tree.

“… there were more immediately analgesic rewards to be had from visiting the Strahans’ home. In the courtyard stood a lime tree which Johnson, in moments of abstraction, liked to hug.”

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Defining the World: The Extraordinary Story of Dr Johnson’s Dictionary
Henry Hitchings

Hug a lime tree?

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Old Sheldon Church Ruins

Old Sheldon Church Ruins

I found a photo of Old Sheldon Church Ruins on Pinterest. I looked it up and it wasn’t really that far from our route home from Hilton Head Island.  We just got off I-95 at State Rd S-7-48 and made a left on Old Sheldon Church Rd. It was maybe 10 or 15 minutes off the interstate.  We planned on getting lunch around the same time, but we couldn’t find any place to eat. Continue reading Old Sheldon Church Ruins