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Lovin’ Driftwood Beach

In this photo, Anne poses for the camera and Jim and Sharon are taking photos in the background. I love being with friends! It was a few years ago when I discovered Driftwood Beach on Jekyll Island. We had photographed driftwood on Cumberland, but when we saw the fallen trees on Jekyll, we thought we [...]

Sapelo’s Captivating Mystery

This is always my first view of Sapelo Island from the ranger station on the mainland on the coast of Georgia. Marshes and entangling waterways separate the barrier islands from the mainland. And this is one of my favorite views—leaving the dock for the island. The water is a rich blue in morning and the [...]

A Favorite for a Lifetime: St. Simons Island

In a way, St. Simons Island is somewhat of a second home. I lived in Savannah for two years before going to Toccoa Falls College. I always find a way to come back to the coast every year. I just can't go too long without visiting this really special island. We always used it as [...]

By | 2017-03-22T19:24:32+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Coastal Journal, Islands and Beaches, The Company of Friends|0 Comments

The Lighthouse at Sapelo Island

Visiting the Sapelo Lighthouse is always such a treat! I love the barrier islands of Georgia and want to return often. It is true that once you visit the coast of Georgia, you never get the sand out of your shoes. Sapelo is the fourth largest island right behind Cumberland, St. Simons, and Ossabaw. Years [...]

By | 2017-03-22T08:50:35+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Coastal Journal, Islands and Beaches, The Company of Friends|0 Comments

Dining like locals

I love the beach at sunset! The water catches up the colors of the evening and just stops my racing heart. Peace be still! We traveled a short distance north from the Fort Myers area to Pine Island and caught this brilliant sunset, which was perfect—even for silhouettes! Then there was Captn' Cons with just [...]