Category Archives: Boating

Holiday White Oak River Rides

It is not unusual for me to be out on the river during December, January or even February. However, it is a little different to be headed down river with the boat up on plane on December 27 and to … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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Kayaking Our Big Tidal River

Maybe it is the weather or just the rhythm of life here on the coast but it seems that I often write about kayaking in the middle of July. Last year on July 13, I wrote Saturday Kayaking On The … Continue reading

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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

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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

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A Beach That Touches Everyone

I am truly blessed to live along North Carolina’s coast. The water of Raymond’s Gut is only twenty-five feet from our home. The journey to the White Oak River and through Bogue Sound out to the Atlantic ocean is not … Continue reading

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Memorial Day On The River

Memorial Day 2015 has come and gone. By all reports it was an overwhelming success. The flag was out at our home and it was a great holiday. By a twist of fate we were in Raleigh on the Friday … Continue reading

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The Thin Line On The Blue Horizon

Many of us live along the North Carolina coast because of the ease of access to water. The ability to enjoy all our special waters from rivers and sounds to the Atlantic Ocean in so many way is one of the … Continue reading

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