Memorial Hops Tower

It's been a little over a year since my friend Theresa died.

A few months ago, one of the people she worked for at MUSC arranged to have a hops tower put up in the MUSC Porcher Medicinal Garden (if you're on campus, you'll find it located between the library, the Basic Science Building and the Drug Discovery Building).

The tower was installed in April, the hops planted and over the past few weeks they've been growing pretty quickly.

I took this one on April 21, shortly after the hops tower and hops were planted. The little bit of green vine-y type stuff directly below are the hops plants.

HopsTower01This was a couple weeks later, on May 5.

IMG_20140505_113843.jpgHere it is yesterday, May 26. The vines are climbing up pretty quickly to the top and every time I walk past it, they seem to have gone a little higher.

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There's even a little Carolina Anole that likes to hang out on the tower.

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On June 9 at 3PM, there will be a dedication ceremony for the tower with a reception afterwards. From Theresa's dad,

The Medical University of South Carolina will be dedicating the Hops Tower in the Medicinal garden on the campus of MUSC in memory of Theresa Peters on Mon 6/9 at 3:00PM. There will be a reception immediately following in Colcock Hall.
Thank you Bart Yancey, Marcia Higaki, Dr. Lanier and all at MUSC.