We have enjoyed a great summer here on the Crystal Coast. The weather has been great for enjoying the water. While we had some hot spells and some rain, we dodged the bullet of big storms and days of rain. Even the fishing has been good since the first of August. Read all about the summer of 2017 at the Emerald Isle beaches.
When you live near the beach, you never want to get attached to the way the sand looks at a particular beach. Wind, waves, and storms make our shorelines ephemeral at times. Some places like the Point change faster than Google can map it. Read more here..
I stumbled into a perfect beach evening. There was no shortage of warmth but I was not hot. The air was moving and it smelled of the beach. The humidity was not overpowering and I could imagine being on the beach….(read more)
The marshes along Raymond’s Gut are filled with life and it is easiest to understand the diversity of life we see here by thinking of the gut as a watery game trail leading to the White Oak River. Read more
It has been a stellar fall here on the Crystal Coast. I have to go back a number of years to remember one with such great weather and excellent fishing.
We are enjoying some magnificent weather along North Carolina’s Crystal Coast. Great weather and another wonderful fall fishing season are two good reasons to read more about our coastal paradise.
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…
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….
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….
The Inlet is a good place to hide from winter or storm, but trying to hide mismanagement of our HOA will likely be unsuccessful.