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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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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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Glassy Water Morning

There are few things that I love as much as kayaking on the White Oak River. I usually manage to kayak ten months out of the year. With a river as beautiful as the White Oak it is hard to … 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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Perfect White Oak River Morning

Once you have enjoyed a perfect morning or a perfect afternoon on the river, you keep going back trying to grab another piece of perfection. The experience hooks you. Maybe it is the river seducing you. For me it is … Continue reading

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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

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Almost A Seasonal Wrap

Christmas is looming and winter is planning a quick shot across our bow as we begin the countdown to the new year while some memorable months are still fresh in our minds. From my perspective in the marsh a few miles … 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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Sometimes the Good Weather Runs Out

Weather is a funny thing. Sometimes it helps you enjoy a place and other times you lose interest in a place because of the not so nice weather. We had a lot of rain in the summer of 2015. At … Continue reading

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