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Shelley Hopkins
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Retired home educator, lover of travel, reading and adventure. Full time realtor in Charleston, SC. I love languages and enjoy chatting in Spanish.
Retired home educator, lover of travel, reading and adventure. Full time realtor in Charleston, SC. I love languages and enjoy chatting in Spanish.

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Walking around town
Monday I walked 6 miles, preparing
for a trip out west later in the fall.    I left the neighborhood, walking along a fairly busy road through my
small town.   If I don’t focus on the road
and the cars the walk is pretty. I cross a bridge over Turkey creek ...

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A tiny lesson learned from a night on the beach Last night my husband Kevin and I went to the beach.   It was a beautiful evening, the sun was
setting and brilliant colors lit up the sky.   The air was soft after a very long hot day, and the water was gentl...

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My mini-pet garden This year after testing my soil I made a garden plan.  The first thing I wanted to grow was some kind of peas, to help the soil and of course, to eat.  At my local hardware store I found snow pea seeds, and planted them in my backyard.  I...

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Falling off the food journey wagon
My first week of trying to eat better, aim a little higher at the locavore lifestyle didn't go exactly as planned.  As I mentioned in the last blog I need to study my soil type first.  At a local big box garden store I bought a soil test kit, and immediatel...

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Free Apples! And a new food journey! No one wanted the apples             The other
week my husband came home with two bags of free apples.   He had attended a conference, and lunch was
provided.   The lunch included green
apples, and no one wanted to eat t...

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Where would I like to travel? What kind of question is that?   It is like asking what would I like to eat in
an all you can eat buffet?   I want to
travel, well, everywhere.   But there are
a few places that rank higher, or perhaps rank sooner on my list th...

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Food memories
I was just reading an article written by an old chef from
Paris.   He wrote about his memories, about
food, and about the relationship between the two.   He wrote about mushroom hunting in France as
a child.   He wrote about special meals
prepared by differ...
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