Tag Archives: Emerald Isle

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 … 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 … Continue reading

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Back to the Point

I first visited the Point on Emerald Isle in the summer of 1969.  My uncle Austin and I traveled down the beach in my old Ford Bronco.  At the time it was the only way to get to … 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 … Continue reading

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Saltwater on my feet

April 8, 2011 was a pretty special day in my book.  It was the first day of 2011 that I intentionally stuck my feet into the saltwater.  Given the cold weather that we endured for much of this … Continue reading

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A rare chance to explore the unknown

We live in a world that perhaps except for the seas and some of the jungles has pretty well been explored.  With today’s GPS systems and smart phones with built-in GPS, it would seem that not only is … Continue reading

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