I’ve talked before about how we tell the changing of the seasons here by the changing of the Piggly Wiggly signs. Well, it looks like it’s almost Independence Day! Happy 4th of July, from our neighborhood to yours!
At Pawleys Island, my family and I have a treasured stash of creek shoes. Over the years, any pair of tennis shoes that is too small, too old or just too ugly ends up in the creek shoe basket. What … Continued
For the past several summers, I have been lucky to spend time at Debordieu Beach, where one of my favorite things to do is look for turtle tracks on early morning walks. This year, the nesting season has been quite … Continued
Keeping up a yard is hard work. But did you ever think about it being hard work for the garden tools, too? In the old days, when horses spent a lifetime plowing the fields and pulling up stumps, they were … Continued
The Summer Solstice is here. Today is officially the longest day of the year, when the sun is at its northernmost point. We don’t celebrate any solstice festivals here in the neighborhood. No druids or bonfires. Sorry. But we do … Continued
Nobody in my neighborhood puts out flags for Flag Day. Let me emphasize that last part: for Flag Day. Nobody puts out flags for Flag Day because the flags are already there! I live in a very patriotic neighborhood and … Continued
One of the highlights of my childhood was “First Week” at Pawleys Island. As soon as the school year was over, my family would head to the beach for the first week of summer — a week full of cousins … Continued
Sounds like a bad TV show, doesn’t it? But that’s exactly what I saw when I was walking on Pawleys Island yesterday. That half a squid has me wondering… What do you think? Is this simply fish bait that someone … Continued