Places, like people, can come along when you least expect it. They can steal your heart away, holding a piece that keeps you coming back again and again. Sunset Beach. the first beach across the North Carolina line from South Carolina, right up from Calabash, is such a place.
Although we enjoy exploring new places and new restaurants most often you find us walking the beach to Bird Island or sitting on the deck watching the herons and egrets fish for their dinner in Madd Inlet.
February is my Beach Blues Month. I mailed the first deposit for the house. Nothing to do now except wait out the last weeks of winter with plenty of time to figure out who is driving and give out bedroom assignments and talk about menus and think of the first seafood restaurant to hit and start a stack of books and wonder if the bathing suit will make it another year.