Shifting Sands

Right now on the Outer Banks, there is a newly-emerged sandbar dubbed Shelly Island that is growing impressively off Cape Point, the jutting corner of the Outer Banks known for its vast wild [...]

A Place Called Home

There are some things that are so integral to a place that they are as much a part of the definition of home as where we lay our heads at night.   Like the scuppernong grapes that are now [...]

Portable Beach Picnics

When it’s time to pack the cooler for the beach, that ham and cheese sandwich can get pretty boring...pretty quickly. But picnics – whether on the beach or anywhere else you happen to find [...]

Lessons in Lifeguarding

We see them up on the lifeguard stands, making water advisories and responding to emergencies. Occasionally we even talk to them to inquire about ocean conditions. But most of us don’t know what [...]

Camping Along The Coast

If your idea of camping is an air-conditioned luxury RV with indoor plumbing, Wi-Fi, and a grocery store on site…this list may not be for you. No offense meant to the glamping crowd, but when I [...]