Beach & Shore

An oily crab sits on oily reeds after oil spill.

Oil Spill

The morning after Tropical Storm Bonnie pummeled Beaufort, we woke to find oil in the water around Sunshine. Thick, shiny, black, it lay trapped between the finger piers in a 1/4 inch deep pool. The marsh grasses that always float on the water and collect between boat and dock, captured a lot of the slick. …

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Image of house on a tiny rock island, simplifying your life, house on tiny Dumpling Island, Narragansett Bay

Simplifying Your Life

A small island is not just a place on the map; it’s a psychological destination; a model of simplifying your life and making do with what is immediately to hand.