Tag Archives: The Point

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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A Surprise Around Every Corner in our Natural Paradise

There are places in the world which can help heal your soul.  I happen to live in one of those places.  I came to it at a time when my life was full of challenges and I had come close … Continue reading

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The Point After Sandy

When you have a big storm like Sandy that slides up the coast, it does not take long for those of us who live in the area to start wondering what the storm did to the beaches. In 2011 after … 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 the Point … 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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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 winter, I … 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 there little … Continue reading

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