Tag Archives: Snowbirds

It’s been fun until it wasn’t

The beach weather was good with temps in the 60’s and 70’s – shirt-sleeve weather. Lots of folks sitting and sunning on the beach which was made a lot easier as of March 1 when golf carts were not allowed. … Continue reading

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Postcard from the beach

Whether it is sunny and warm or cool, gray and foggy, life is good at the beach. When I walk, there is always something interesting to see. I only saw the dolphins once this week, and they barely broke the … Continue reading

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It’s cold out there

I’m still at the beach, but haven’t been doing a lot of sitting on the balcony. If I was sitting on the balcony, I’d be up there on the fifth floor. We had the lightest of snow flurries with a … Continue reading

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Snow or Surf

There is something beautiful about freshly fallen snow. Everything is white and sparkly. I’ve lived in snow country for my entire life although some areas received inches while other received feet. I’ve skated on ponds, sledded, skied, made snowmen, and … Continue reading

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New Year

The Christmas holiday is over, and I sincerely hope you all had a nice weekend. Good company, good food, and lots of laughter sure are positive remedies for the body and the soul. We’ll hope for family next year. Hmm, … Continue reading

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I’ve deviated from my normal 30 minutes of local news with this virus situation, and I’ve been reminded why it is I don’t normally watch more than that. You have to work to find real facts and statistics and when … Continue reading

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Act of Kindness

I feel like a rant this morning about the so called news, but instead of adding to the noise in your life, I’ll show you some sights from my past week that made me smile. For your chuckle of the … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Norm Frampton, our Thursday Doors Captain, leads us to churches, museums, and historic places of interest. I’m, however, currently in the land of summer resorts where vying for family attendance and money is king. While walking with friends at Broadway … Continue reading

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I spy

‘I spy with my little eye.’ Did you ever play that with your kids or grands? I did with my grands, and I was thinking about it this weekend while walking the beach and visiting Brookgreen Gardens. What is the … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

A couple of friends and I visited The Chapin last week. Officially, it is the Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and I’d highly recommend it. It’s my kind of place … Continue reading

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