Category Archives: General Information

Not Our Usual November Day In The Marsh

There are a lot of things perfectly normal and even very nice about the picture that adorns this post. The clear skies, the blue waters, and the golden fall colors of the marsh are all treats we count on here … Continue reading

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Our November Transformation

We have lived in some spots that transition early to winter. At our home in Tay Creek, New Brunswick, where we lived during the seventies and early eighties, the ground was often white by the first week in November. It … Continue reading

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Summer Waters Are Still With Us

While many areas consider Labor Day the last gasp for boating, here in Eastern North Carolina, we expect to enjoy summer waters for another two to three months. Summer still has a grip on us and many of us will continue … Continue reading

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We Enjoy Our Warmth

Where you live and the weather you enjoy or endure becomes a very personal thing. Some people never get to pick where they live. Personal circumstance dictates where home is. My wife and I have tried several places and have … Continue reading

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Summer Boating

It really does not take much to get most locals here on the water and it takes a lot of wind to keep them off the water. Most us living along the sounds and big rivers like the White Oak try … Continue reading

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Hurricane Arthur Visits The Crystal Coast

It would not be unusual to say that the Crystal Coast of North Carolina’s Southern Outer Banks owes its economic health to visitors. Yet even here we get a visitor once in a while whose timing is a little off, … Continue reading

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Beaches and So Much More

Finding sea oats just getting ready to hit their summer stride confirms that we are in beach season. We all have different images of our own person coastal paradise. What we see in our mind’s eye has been molded by … Continue reading

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Waves on the Beach

Walking along the beach is one of my top five favorite things to do. It is easy to think of reasons why this is the case. First, here on the Crystal Coast, walking the beach is a great way to … Continue reading

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Sunset in Raymond’s Gut

February is winding down and I am just one of many waiting for spring. All those of us around the marsh keep hoping for some additional warmth to make us feel like spring is on the way. It is not … Continue reading

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A January Thaw Visits The Coast

According to the weather folks this cold weather as 2014 begins is the worst that we have seen in a few decades.  The icy sunset picture of Raymond’s Gut tends to lend some credence to their reports. While part of … Continue reading

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