Category Archives: water

Beach Day or Pool Day?

We are at the middle of August and here on the North Carolina coast we are expecting a stellar beach week. Certainly the number of visitors already here will increase just with the pressure of this being the last week before school starts in … 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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Walking The Point

You have made it to the beach and gotten plenty of sand between your toes. but could life at the beach be more than roasting in the sun?   Is there a hidden corner of the beach that you could explore?  There is a remarkable, ever changing … Continue reading

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Saturday Kayaking On The White Oak

I consider myself very lucky. My kayak is usually within 15 feet of the water. Going kayaking on a Saturday morning is something that I can do with little planning and not much more effort than the paddling. For years … 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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A Beach Evening

You are more likely to walk outside and feel a beach evening than you are to know that it is outside waiting for you. A beach evening is more about the air and breeze than it is about how it … Continue reading

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Standing In The Surf

There is no better cure for a long winter that standing in the surf and flinging some metal out into the water in hopes of catching a fish. As summer has finally appeared on the horizon, spending time at the … Continue reading

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Rescued By The Blue Skies & Waters

Spring does not usually come grudgingly to North Carolina’s Crystal Coast. Life and the weather here in Carteret County are usually tempered by the waters of Bogue Sound and the White Oak River.  While cool days are not unusual, we often … Continue reading

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An Irresistible Beach

Perhaps I just could not wait any longer. Maybe my beach senses operate on the number of hours of sunlight. It could be a combination of blue skies, little wind, and warm temperatures. Whatever the reason, I made my way … Continue reading

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Some dream in color, I dream in saltwater

There is no doubt that the Crystal Coast is one of the most beautiful parts of the North Carolina coast. Considering that much of the area is protected from development by the Croatan National Forest and the Cape Lookout National … Continue reading

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