Category Archives: Beach

Taste of Summer in April

It was only as the last weekend in March arrived that winter seemed to release its hold on the Crystal Coast. After a relatively warm February, we had serious visits back into winter-like weather. We saw our first snowflakes in … Continue reading

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Nearly Perfect Weather

Kindle After two rainy but still nice summers, we have enjoyed a stretch of remarkable dry weather. In the last twenty-six days we have only gotten two tenths of an inch of rain. Before that we measured 38.5 inches of … Continue reading

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Matthew’s Winds and Water

Pardon us for flapping our wings a little.  Matthew has come and gone from the east coast. The Crystal Coast area did very well.  However, the effects of the storm are still being felt inland on the North Carolina coastal … Continue reading

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Fall Waters

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 especially to photographers. While we keep hearing that the weather is changing, the slightest taste of fall … Continue reading

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Looking for the Shade

This is our tenth summer living along North Carolina’s Southern Outer Banks so this summer’s heat is not much of a surprise. However, this is one of the longer stretches of July heat that we have seen. Also the temperature … Continue reading

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Heat Calls on the Crystal Coast

The second week in July is upon us. Summer has rewarded us with a full dose of heat and just in case it was not humid enough already, mother nature dropped about 2.5 inches of rain on us in the … Continue reading

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Another Beach Fourth of July

This is our tenth year living on the North Carolina coast. The Fourth of July is pretty special on the coast. If you have a place already booked, you will likely spend some time on the beach, maybe watch some … Continue reading

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Last Parking Place at Third Street

Kindle It has been an extraordinary spring with more than our fair share of spectacular weather. Today for the second time this week I felt compelled to head over to the beach. The waves seem to be calling me and … Continue reading

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Bewitching Spring Memories

Kindle Spring thoughts can have many different triggers that often depend on where you live. In the north country, our home for many years, spring was the magical moment when all the snow disappeared and the grass turned green and … Continue reading

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The Winds of March

Kindle It is the time of the year when the winds rule North Carolina’s coastal counties including where I live along the Crystal Coast. The winds that we get in March and April are no surprise. In fact it would … Continue reading

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