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North America » United States » Georgia » Saint Marys October 27th 2013

After years of living in the same area, Karen and I finally made the jump and paid a visit to see Liz, Jamie and Coley at their place on Cumberland Island, Georgia. It seemed odd to us only having to drive 4 hours to pay a visit to a place that we had never seen before. We met Liz and Jamie in St. Mary's to catch the boat to the island. St. Mary's is a small town hybrid version of a historic Pensacola fused with Apalachicola. Red brick buildings. Little craft shops and the ubiquitous cafes. The town reeks of clove cigarettes, Birkenstocks and Vegan menus. An old hippy retirement spot if there ever was one. It was just the four of us heading out aboard the Lucy R. Ferguson that afternoon. Coley and his friend ... read more
Live Oak Lane
Friday night dinner.
Jamie and KJ 10-19-13

North America » United States » Georgia » Saint Marys January 27th 2009

It was one of my favorite places in the world - A land of primordial maritime forests filled with palms and twisted live oaks, their gnarled boughs draped in thick curtains of Spanish moss; a mysterious island surrounded by tranquil salt marshes and the raging Atlantic, and seemingly forgotten in time; a pristine home to wild horses, bobcats, turkeys, deer, feral pigs, and armadillos, with swamps filled with alligators and snakes; a beachcombers’ dream with miles and miles of empty, shell-strewn beaches, where the treasures of the deep abounded; paradise! A week-long backpacking trip on Cumberland Island was the most anticipated camping trip of the year for my scout troop and every spring through my teen years we all loaded into our old green bus and headed south to the southern-most barrier island on the Georgia ... read more
A Sailboat in the Fog
Plum Orchard
Pelican in the Fog




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