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Painted Bunting

How could I not paint a painted bunting after seeing them for the first time?! They really look like flying painter’s palettes–they’re soooo gorgeous! We’ve got a little feeder up on the window and have really enjoyed watching a pair of cardinals come and go all spring, but then a couple of weeks ago, the […]

Egret Sunrise

I never r-egret getting up for a sunrise … especially this particular one. I just happened to be in the right place at the right time to witness the magic of this egret silhouetted in flight at sunrise on the beach. Just stunning. There are so many interesting things to observe on the beach at […]

Beaufort Harbor

We have a favorite lunch spot in Beaufort–the Herban Market & Cafe–and we love sitting on their patio and looking out through the Spanish Moss at the sailboats in the harbor. For us Maine girls, it’s just so cool to see sailboats, palm trees, marsh and that gorgeous hanging moss all in the same view. […]

Morning Marsh View

The other morning I sat out on the deck with my coffee and soaked up the marsh view.  The birds were singing, the tide was inching its way up and the colors were calling to me.  I ran inside and got my paints and went to work.  Half way through this painting the winds picked […]

Strawberry Season

I love strawberries, don’t you? And it’s such a treat to get to enjoy strawberry season here in the Lowcountry and then again at home in early July. TWO strawberry seasons! 🙂 Nothing tastes quite as sweet and delicious as a strawberry right off the vine. They truly are nature’s candy. Yummm. Cheers to summer […]

Radishes

I love visiting the port Royal Farmers’ Market on Saturday mornings. Seeing all of the vendors in the park under these huge oak trees covered in Spanish moss is other worldy, and having access to a summer bounty of produce in April is beyond exciting. I came home with zucchini, summer squash, red potatoes, cauliflower, […]

Sunrise Dunes

I’ve been late to the sunrise every day this week. It’s coming up earlier and earlier and by the time I get to the beach access I can see it beaming over the marsh grass and tidal pools and sand dunes. It doesn’t matter if I make it to the beach before the sun comes […]

Ocean Breath

The ocean talks to me every morning. The sound of the waves rolling in along the shore remind to breathe deep. I take in some deep salty air breaths as I walk the edge of the beach with the pups and I can’t help but smile. The beauty, the tranquility, the light. So much to […]

Tidal Pool Sunrise

I never regret a sunrise walk on the beach, even when I’m feeling sleepy, like this morning. It’s always a gift to witness the start of a new day with the pups in the salt air accompanied by the sound of the surf. And the low tide tidal pools are the best for sunrise reflections.  […]