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Kayaking Water

The first warm and steamy weather has arrived here on North Carolina’s Southern Outer Banks.  We no longer have just a hint of warmth, we now have some early summer weather which is great for walking the beaches … Continue reading

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Spring Waters

Each spring presents its own challenges.  The spring of 2013 has shown us yet another pattern.   There is not nearly as much warmth as we enjoyed during the spring of 2012.  Moisture also has not been lacking like … Continue reading

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In the wildness of our surroundings there is peace

There are many reasons for living in a particular place.  The place can feel like home. You perhaps have found a great job in the area.  Sometime a location can be close to friends or an easy place … Continue reading

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Warmth that won’t go away

There is something magical about eighty degrees.  If you can break eighty degrees in early spring, you feel like that winter has been defeated.  When the ocean water gets to eighty degrees, there is no longer a shock … Continue reading

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Life without Walls

When you live in place like North Carolina’s Southern Outer Banks, it is easy to jump to the conclusion that everyone loves the out-of-doors.  It is even easier if a good part of your life has been spent … Continue reading

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Fish in my backyard

I have enjoyed water all my life.  My happiness has always been the greatest when there is some water close by our home. Often it hasn’t mattered whether it was a stream, pond or an ocean.  Sometimes just … Continue reading

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A Warm Late Oct. Afternoon Excursion to the Beach

There is really no way that those of us on North Carolina’s Crystal Coast can complain about this fall’s weather.  We have endured a couple of chilly evenings, but for the most part, our fall weather has been … Continue reading

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Swansboro Rules

Some towns have lots of traffic signs.  Swansboro doesn’t, and visitors from out of town sometimes get a little confused. Front Street in Swansboro is in theory a two-way street, but actually only has room for one vehicle … Continue reading

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Perfect Dipping Water

I am searching my memory for the earliest time that I have taken a complete dip in the ocean, and I think it is the first week of June. If that is the case, I established a new … Continue reading

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Where the waters meet

I am not certain where or when I learned that being on the edge where different worlds meet is the key to excitement.  But I have taken it to heart. I have no doubt that the area between … Continue reading

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