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Topsail Island Beach Vacation

Topsail Island Beach Vacation I used to run to meet the waves when I was a child. "Putting my best foot forward” for the first time each summer was a magical time for me. I can’t explain it. I can only relive it in the eyes of my 6 grandchildren. I’m native to Topsail and still experience w... View the full post »

Perfect Vacations are like Talking Frogs... Really

OK, OK, OK, Soooooo. . . . . . . You've got a real estate related question about vacation rentals.   You can ask but I won't answer until you listen to a story. Ready? It goes something like this; A really old man was sitting on a dock fishing. Nothing was biting but he continued... View the full post »

Don't Step on my... Sand Dunes?

It's one for the money, two for the show, three to get ready and go cat go, but don't you step on my Sand Dunes.  (You didn't see that one coming, did you?) I borrowed the lyrics from Elvis "The King" Presley to make an important point.  Seriously Folks, locals and ... View the full post »

Topsail Island - A Trilogy and a Duet

1. North Topsail Beach 1. Onslow County 2. Surf City 2. Pender County 3. Topsail Beach     These 3 small towns make up one Island "Topsail". Each of the three towns are uniquely themselves with their own special... View the full post »

Island Attitude

Island Attitude… When I stand on the sand and look to the sea it puts my life into perspective. So what if the dishes aren't washed or that last pile of paperwork has not been completed? My life is good and all is right with me today. If once you have slept on an island You&... View the full post »