Tag Archives: the beach

Fantastic escape

It’s the height of Spring Break here where I live. This being a tourist destination, hordes of students (and some teachers, too) head this way, taking a breather from the rigors of Academia. Welcome! Enjoy our beaches. Build a bonfire. Play … Continue reading

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Don’t miss The Sand Band

This year, The Sand Band will perform at Treasure Island on Friday, April 29th, playing their own original music and many TropRock covers. Continue reading

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Party on!

It’s parties a go-go here at Word Central today. In the Chalklands, King Bewilliam and his subjects are winding down his birthday celebration. For a while longer you can get The Lost King for 99 little pennies but hurry before the king … Continue reading

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Blue yonder

Here’s a blast from the past. A friend’s recent Cessna flight over Port Aransas made me remember my own small plane experience. So I thought I’d republish it here. From March, 2011 it’s “Hearkening to the Call of the Wild … Continue reading

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It’s Shark Week

It’s Shark Week. Have you read Naked Came the Sharks yet? OK, these sharks travel on two legs but they can be just as deadly.

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Ephemeral art

SandFest 2014 brings a festival of ephemeral art to Port Aransas Friday through Sunday, April 11 through 13, 2014. This is the 18th Annual Texas SandFest. More than a dozen world-class master sculptors and hundreds of amateurs will create stunning … Continue reading

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Spring sale

I’ve tweaked the hard cover edition of “Naked Came the Sharks” and now it’s good to go. If you had taken it into your head to get one (and I have to admit the hard cover is pretty cool), lucky … Continue reading

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Sanding revisited

Seems that I’ve kicked off my fourth year of Dee-Scovering by recollecting a bit of auld lang syne. My very first post was about my 2010 sand sculpting lesson with DC Sandman, Chip Cooper… more

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The kids have gone back to school. The summer visitors have gone home. Our beaches are deserted and we can navigate Alister Street without having to dodge golf carts and jaywalking tourists. Summer is if not officially over, effectively over. … Continue reading

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Postcard from Camp NaNoWriMo, Week 2

Greetings from Camp NaNoWriMo, where I’m in the second week of a month-long writing marathon with a goal of 50,000 words. You may recall that last week, right in the middle of a sentence, my beloved but funky keyboard quit. … Continue reading

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