Fall All the Same

During a scene in The Great Gatsby where several characters languish in the summer heat of New York City, one character chastises another for being “morbid” in her attitude and declares that “life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” Here, the weather doesn’t get “crisp” in the fall the way […]

October on the Coast

Here on the islands, this time of year is a favorite for many of the locals, in large part because it still feels much like summer, but the crowds are gone. We have the islands mostly to ourselves, y’all. (Not that we don’t love you: we do. But we prefer not to wait in line […]

Almost Fall

The signs of the approaching fall are upon us. There are still quite a few sea turtle nests left, but the number is waning. In my experience, it always seems like the fishing boats are most prevalent in the fall. These days, it’s hard not to spend much time on the ocean and not see […]