For the Greater Good

October 1, 2016


There are parts of your life and people that have a huge impact on the person that you become.  I like to think that my life has turned out well because of I what I learned from my mother, Boys Scouts, military school, college and during the years that I raised cattle in Canada.  Read more…

Another Coastal Fall, More Gardening

October 1, 2016


September does not bring an end to gardening on the Crystal Coast.  We are lucky to have a long growing season but the challenges are much different here.  Read more….

Fall Waters

October 1, 2016


The colors and the light have changed as we have moved into the fall season. While it is a subtle change, it is still very noticeable to those looking for signs of fall and to anyone who takes pictures.  Read more….

Not Everything Hides Well in the Inlet

September 3, 2016

Raymond’s Gut with White Oak River in the distance

The Inlet is a good place to hide from winter or storm, but trying to hide mismanagement of our HOA will likely be unsuccessful.

Watching the water

September 3, 2016

Just entering White Oak River from Raymond’s Gut

Hermine did not slip by unnoticed, but we only got 4.5 inches of rain and some 10-20 MPH winds.  Now we can watch the waters calm back down.  Read more…..

The Warm Embrace of Late Summer 2016

August 7, 2016


Late summer means we are working our way through the heat and towards the best beach time of the year, Fall.

Relentless Criticism

August 1, 2016

Never Ending Waves

It is easy to jump on the bandwagon with a bunch of critics.  It is harder to find out the truth and make an intelligent judgment call and stand up for someone.  Relentless criticism can be devastating.