Nature, Up Close

I took a guided sunset kayak cruise through the marshes of Fripp Island, SC. I expected to witness some nature,  watch the sun set, and maybe do a little paddling. What I got was really the coolest two hours I’ve spent in a long time! GeorgeI’m an author living in northern Virginia with a wife …

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A Break for Vacation (with pictures)

At the end of September and beginning of October, I went to a South Carolina island named, Fripp Island. Before our arrival, it rained, leaving the ground saturated. Plus, the supermoon brought higher than usual tides. And a hurricane churned in the Atlantic, which didn’t help anything. In addition to all or my usual vacation …

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Fripp Island, SC 2014

My wife and I vacation on a private island on the South Carolina coast named Fripp Island. For two weeks, there’s no commuting through D.C. traffic or hearing user complaints. It’s days filled with fresh sea air and nights under a clear, star-filled sky. One evening, we watched the Orionid meteor showers from the beach …

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Back in the late ’90 Kel took the picture below of our dogs at the beach steps from the condo we rent on vacation. Patch, the white and black border collie, is lying in the puddle; and Data, the black and white border collie, is patiently waiting. GeorgeI’m an author living in northern Virginia with …

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Beach Vacation 2013

With more snow predicted tomorrow night, I thought I’d post some pictures from last vacation at Fripp Island, SC. I enjoy that the island is private, which means that there’s plenty of nature among the private houses. I go in the off-season, so few vacationers are roaming around. The island has two golf courses. The …

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The Vacation Golf Cart

While vacationing on Fripp Island, SC, my mother- and father-in law were also visiting the island. My brother-in-law generously decided to rent a golf cart for them. This entailed conspiring with my wife to complete and pay for the rental agreement and deliver the golf cart. The delivery part is where I come in. I …

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