Its a lovely time downtown and in the garden !

Usually we have drinks or a bite to eat at The Borough on the corner of Dawson and Morgan Streets near the heart of Downtown Raleigh.

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It’s great people watching and a nice location to begin a walk around Downtown proper and to have a nice bite to eat and a beverage.

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I do love their good food and their option of choosing steamed broccoli in place of fries!

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The red-tail hawks are nesting again in the steeple of the First Baptist Church. Photographers love them!

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As darkness fell and we walked closer to Fayetteville Street we realized that something dealing with anime must be taking place? Kids everywhere dressed: like Japanese anime characters! It is called Anamazement!

Click on the link below for a little video
https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10201940409660002&id=1477412812
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The newspaper stated that about 6,000 were attending. This explains why they were EVERYWHERE!

There was a dance party out front if the Raleigh Civic and Convention Center:

http://www.animazement.com/

If I was 20 years younger I would have been in the middle of that crowd.

But back to gardening!

This is a beautiful patch of Stachys: Lamb’s ears at JC Raulston Arboretum. Lovely!

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And Lilies…

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And foxtails…..

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and lilies at a big box store….

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🙂

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4 responses to “Its a lovely time downtown and in the garden !

  1. The hawk nest is really cool. Do they attack any pedestrians?

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  2. The lamb’s ears are great. I’ve never seen such a big border of them.
    I remember hearing Andy Griffith talk about going to Raleigh all the time on his TV show. Now I know why-it looks like a great place.

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