Bad Eyes

This morning Dave and I went to one of my favorite places to visit here in the Myrtle Beach area, Huntington Beach State Park in Murrells Inlet. We communed with nature, took deep breaths and walked a bunch of miles. I avoided tripping on tree roots. Dave, myself and my hair enjoyed the seasonally perfect […]

No Signs of Fall to See Here

Finding signs of fall in Myrtle Beach is like playing “Where’s Waldo?” Can you find any? Unless we’re talking about what’s missing – i.e.- traffic and tourists, I can’t. The Sea Captain’s House is one of my favorite restaurants in Myrtle Beach. We didn’t go there today. Actually I haven’t been there in months. *Note […]

Myrtle Beach is Not Exactly a Typical Place to Live

Here are several photographs of the intersection leading out of my Myrtle Beach neighborhood. Martin’s Golf and Tennis Superstore and Planet Hollywood are just two of the highlights at this very busy intersection. I’ve never quite gotten over Planet Hollywood’s blue ball.  Doesn’t it kind of look as if it is sticking its tongue out […]

Myrtle Beach’s Ocean Forest Hotel

I wonder what it would have been like to have been at the  February 1930 opening of the renowned Ocean Forest Hotel in Myrtle Beach. The hotel was demolished in 1974, leaving behind only memories in many locals’ hearts of what was once regarded as the grandest hotel on the East Coast between New York […]

Last Minute and Late Summer Walk

Instead of pallid hum as there is at home, there are many sounds. crisp brown leaves on top of sand, new branches snapping underfoot. Wind through sea grass, like milk poured on rice krispies. Furious departure purple jeweled happiness See her whisper of life unfolding Now you don’t These photos document my “jaunt” to Huntington […]