If ever there was a case of "build it and they will come," the Lowndes County Master Gardeners found it. What they built is a 4,000-square-foot butterfly garden at the Columbus Riverwalk. And, indeed, the winged insects have come, clad in brilliant coats of autumn amber, ultramarine and buttercup yellow. The pipevine swallowtails, eastern tigers and little skippers, the Gulf fritillaries and monarchs. Cloudless sulphurs, buckeyes, too.
Emma Grace wants to become a ghost hunter, and the storied cemetery in her hometown seems the natural place to begin. Her adventure unfolds in the pages of Adele Elliott's debut novel, "Friendship Cemetery."
Not so long ago, Caterina Mendolicchio was studying and photographing the splendid architecture of the Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin, the Chiesa dei Gesuati church in Venice and other stunning structures in storied cities like Milan, Sicily, Edinburgh and her hometown of Rimini, Italy.
The vault. Just a few letters strung together that invoke connotations of something slightly secret, even mysterious. A sanctum where valuables are protected, where treasures are housed. Their contents are seldom intended for public eyes, but that is not the case with one particular vault in downtown Columbus, one most people are not even aware exists.
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