Tales of the Tide

Tales of the Tide

  You can always tell when a man is in love. Of course, I’m speaking about a man in love with our coastal waters. Always with a sparkle in his eye, he truly comes to life on the water, especially in one of his favorite spots, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. Meet...
Life and Death at Dead Low

Life and Death at Dead Low

  A quiet stroll in my backyard was interrupted by a loud commotion coming from a pair of green herons. They were distress cries, and the birds’ panic and urgency were unmistakable. The marsh was alive with activity on this hot summer morning, but the dead low...
Man “Raising Cane” in Pawleys Island!

Man “Raising Cane” in Pawleys Island!

Well, maybe he isn’t raising cane, but he is making canes—and some pretty spectacular ones at that! If you have passed through Pawleys Island, SC, anytime over the past 30 years or so, you would have seen a shady parking lot with a red truck, rows and rows of his...
Beau’s “Doggymoon”

Beau’s “Doggymoon”

Little did I know—when I saw my Mommy trying on the most fabulous white dress in front of this massive, three-sided mirror—that all kinds of exciting things were about to happen. I scrunched down on the carpet, my tail wagging back and forth, and could not take my...
From Hunting Mom to Mother of the Bride

From Hunting Mom to Mother of the Bride

  My daughter Alexandra’s June wedding to her fiancé is right around the corner! As the big day approaches, capturing beautiful moments that only a mother of the bride can seize is my number one priority.   Navigating spring turkey season—during which the...
Not “The Girl Next Door”

Not “The Girl Next Door”

“When we got married, I thought she said, ‘I do,’ but she must have said, ‘I hunt.’” This past December, my husband and I celebrated our 37th wedding anniversary, and I was surprised that he was just as excited as I was to mark the occasion with an impromptu photo...
Getting My Fishing Mojo Back!

Getting My Fishing Mojo Back!

Those who know me know that hunting is my passion and fishing has always come in a distant second. Some people say that the best fishing in our local waters happens about the same time as hunting season, making it an easy choice for me to hunt rather than fish. Even...