Surfing the Ocean Waves
Hurricane Florence: Back on the island
The anticipation of returning of the island heightened each day they delayed entry. Finally on Thursday September 20 residents were… read more Hurricane Florence: Back on the island
Life in Paradise Never Ceases to Amaze Me
An Amazing Experience Life in Paradise never ceases to amaze me. Today was just like most any other day,… read more Life in Paradise Never Ceases to Amaze Me
Island Life: Summer has Begun
Summer has arrived again. Tourists have returned to the island. We have day trippers, weekend visitors, and weekly vacation renters.Those… read more Island Life: Summer has Begun
Island Life – Surf City Bridge Update
As tourists begin arriving on the island for a new season, I have been inundated with questions about the new… read more Island Life – Surf City Bridge Update
Spring is a Tease!
I have never really liked spring. Spring is a tease. It plays with you, tricks you and gives you false… read more Spring is a Tease!
I got it! I think Almost.
I started writing this morning working on a piece about how I came to love the beach, travel and cruising… read more I got it! I think Almost.
Restlessness in Homeport
Restlessness has set in even with a major move this summer to a new homeport that is closer to the sea and to my being. Seeing her everyday has given me solace. Yet I have sat looking out over the Atlantic Ocean every morning sipping tea and dreaming of being out there upon her charting new courses and discovering new ports of call.
Journey Cruise: Carnival Triumph
Sister’s Travel Diaries Series Cruising the Past, Present and the Future My sister, Susan and I began taking cruises when we… read more Journey Cruise: Carnival Triumph
Where has the Summer Gone??
To begin with I must apologize for disappearing this summer. Summer time is always a busy time of year here on Topsail Island. This summer has been no exception.
Tourists have arrived in swarms it seems. Keeping the shops and stores busy. It makes our work days longer with little time off. That is great for the local economy that relies so much on these few short months to survive all year.