Pounding Sand

If you visit Fort McAllister today, the first thing you notice is the pristine beauty of the place, the live oak, and the sweeping lushness of a bucolic landscape. But it wasn’t always this pretty... During its heyday, there were no stately live oaks at Fort McAllister. Civil War photos show no trees at [...]

Pounding Sand2021-07-15T14:26:29-04:00

The Boat We Are In

On a sunset cruise during the lockdown, we spotted a well-known boat from The Abacos. FREESPOOL! Why was she six docks down from ours in the Ogeechee River, a far cry from the Sea of Abaco? I’ll confess, it was curiosity, not concern or compassion at first, that had me questioning. It was intriguing, [...]

The Boat We Are In2021-07-15T14:13:26-04:00

The ‘Tree of Life’ May be Closer Than You Think

Here’s how I heard the story: An American couple travels to Italy to enjoy the cuisine, sip the local wine, and drizzle the finest extra virgin olive oil onto freshly baked bread, still warm from the oven. They knew from years of visiting tasting rooms that Mediterranean countries produce the finest olive oil in [...]

The ‘Tree of Life’ May be Closer Than You Think2021-07-15T13:50:18-04:00

Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival

The third weekend in October in Richmond Hill, Georgia stirs excitement about the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival for locals and non-locals alike. The taste of fried shrimp, seafood gumbo, Lowcountry boil and much more draws crowds as large as 30,000 plus. During the day, families and children fill JF Gregory Park eager to ride the [...]

Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival2021-07-07T14:07:02-04:00
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