Category Archives: Beach

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

Posted in Beach, Boating, Crystal Coast, General Information, Kayaking | Comments Off on Bewitching Spring Memories

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

Posted in Beach, Boating, Crystal Coast, Kayaking, Marshes, Out of doors, Southern Outer Banks, Weather | Comments Off on The Winds of March

Glassy Water Dreams

February can be a teaser of a month and sometimes a very cruel mistress for those of us in love with the water. It is hard to say where February 2016 falls in that scale, but it has not been … Continue reading

Posted in Beach, birds, Boating, Crystal Coast, fishing, Kayaking, Marshes, Out of doors, Southern Outer Banks, water, Weather | Comments Off on Glassy Water Dreams

Winter in the Cove

It is a little strange to think about winter when the temperature is hovering around 67F on January 10, 2016. However, I know better than to pretend that winter will not find us. We all know that the good run of … Continue reading

Posted in Beach, birds, Crystal Coast, General Information, Marshes, Out of doors, Southern Outer Banks, Weather | Comments Off on Winter in the Cove

A November to Remember

There are perhaps a number of reasons to remember this past November. One of the most poignant for me is that this is the first month in the last eleven years that I did not have the time to write … Continue reading

Posted in Beach, Boating, Crystal Coast, fishing, Southern Outer Banks, water, Weather | Comments Off on A November to Remember

Cue The Great Weather

We are just past the middle of September and already the worst of the heat of summer has disappeared. We have recently enjoyed some of the nicest weather since spring and the beach has been stunning. However, coastal weather is … Continue reading

Posted in Beach, birds, Boating, Crystal Coast, fishing, Kayaking, water, Weather | Tagged , | 1 Comment

August Is Not the End Of Beach Season

Labor Day weekend is within sight and already many tourists are gone from our beach area. With children back in school, many families have disappeared from our shores.  While it is nice to have smaller crowds on our beaches and in … Continue reading

Posted in Beach, Boating, Crystal Coast, fishing, Kayaking, Southern Outer Banks, water, Weather | Comments Off on August Is Not the End Of Beach Season

A Beach Of Your Own

We all have times when something clicks and a special moment is created. Sometimes it plants a seed in us that changes the way we think about the world. I have been blessed to wash my feet in a lot … Continue reading

Posted in Beach, Crystal Coast, Out of doors, Southern Outer Banks, Special Places, water | Tagged , , | Comments Off on A Beach Of Your Own

Close to Home Crystal Coast Fourth

For many years quiet Fourth of July celebrations were the rule for our family. We were Americans living in a very rural part of Canada. Fourth of July events would have required a drive across the border into Maine. Somehow … Continue reading

Posted in Beach, Boating, Crystal Coast, General Information, Marshes, Out of doors, Southern Outer Banks, water, Weather | 1 Comment

Warm Coastal Winds

The weather has been as hot as it ever gets here on the Southern Outer Banks. I am thankful the warm weather has come with warm breezes. Some might say that summer has embraced us with a vengeance. I would … Continue reading

Posted in Beach, Boating, Crystal Coast, Out of doors, Southern Outer Banks, Weather | Comments Off on Warm Coastal Winds