Sometimes, that big bird staring down at you is a hawk. And sometimes it’s not. Sometimes, that big bird staring down at you is a turkey buzzard. Yeah, that’s creepy.
I’ve mentioned before that our neighborhood is 100 miles from the nearest ocean. But that doesn’t mean we don’t need good lighthouses here. To keep ships from running into garden benches. To keep birds from flying into houses. And to … Continued
It’s pollen season! Here in the South, that’s the season directly between January and summer. Sure, it brings headaches, sneezes, sniffles and watery eyes. But it also brings blooming azaleas, early roses and flowering fruit trees. Oh, and gentle spring … Continued
There’s nothing like Spring Break on Pawley’s Island. Sure, there’s the sun and surf to enjoy. But during Spring Break, there’s the added treat of nesting season. Birds are everywhere! The sandpipers run through the waves, the red-winged blackbirds perch … Continued
We had a recent patch of cooler, mistier weather…which meant it was the perfect time to visit the parking lot seagulls! On a dreary day, the seagulls hunker down on the pavement, and their necks all but disappear as they … Continued
Usually on Walkabout Wednesdays, I post pictures of things I see in the neighborhood. But this past week, I left my home in the sandhills and went to the mountains. Right off the bat, there were signs that I wasn’t … Continued
“Oh, George! Bess! Listen to this! At last I think we have the clue we’ve been looking for!” George and Bess studied the paragraph to which Nancy had pointed. Oh, Nancy. That’s nice of you to pretend that your chums … Continued