Tag Archives: Beach

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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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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A Beach Of Your Own

We all have times when something clicks and a special moment is created. Sometimes it plants a seed in us that changes the way we think about the world. I have been blessed to wash my feet in a lot … Continue reading

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The Riddle of Coastal Weather

I had to resist a title like, Coastal Weather Depends On Where You Are and When You Are There.  It is actually not a bad summary of the situation we face on a daily basis.  You can drive the 100 … Continue reading

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Escaping The Crowds

We have all headed off to our favorite vacation destination and gotten caught in traffic on the way or found more people than we expected when we arrived at our spot.  Most of us vacation to get away from crowds … Continue reading

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Clouds Sometimes Visit The Beach

It is unfortunate but it is sometimes cloudy at the beach.  Stunning blue skies are common here along North Carolina’s Crystal Coast but even we have a few off days. If you live in the South, you learn to take … Continue reading

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Warm Winter Weekend in January

Some people do not believe me when I tell them about the first January that we spent along North Carolina’s Southern Outer Banks.  That winter I kept track of the number of hours that the temperature was below 32F.  The … Continue reading

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Summer Beach Traffic

When July rolls around, I usually do a post about beach traffic.  While most people think of beach traffic as the vehicles on the road trying to get to a beach, I am just as concerned about the number of … Continue reading

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Winter Beach Time

Every year we get to a time when it make sense to declare it winter at the beach.  It doesn’t happen with the first shot of cold air, but some years it does come earlier than other years. In 2010-11, … Continue reading

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Walking between Irene, Katia, and Maria

The Point at Emerald isle, NC is about as dynamic a piece of sand as you can find within walking distance of a parking place along the east coast.  I feel fortunate that it is less than fifteen minutes from … Continue reading

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