isle of palms, sc, april 2010

isle of palms, sc, april 2010, originally uploaded by minervacat. It’s been almost two months since we’ve been to the beach, and I’m itching for another trip to the ocean. Soon, soon. Isle of Palms, South Carolina. April, 2010. For Watery Wednesday.

west point on the eno

west point on the eno, originally uploaded by minervacat. Sometimes I forget just how much wildness is actually contained in and around the Triangle area. I bitch a lot about living in perma-surburbia, but really it’s 15 minutes in any direction to the middle of nowhere. I need to remember that more. Eno River, Durham,…

worth getting up for: april

southport, nc, originally uploaded by minervacat. Worth getting up for in April: Dr. Dog’s Shame, Shame, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings’ I Learned The Hard Way, and Josh Ritter’s So Runs The World Away; the beach; SEC and Southern Conference baseball, and the MLB; forgetting that Chad Holbrook is on the SC staff now,…

hello brown one hello blue one

unc campus, spring, originally uploaded by minervacat. hello blackbird, hello starling winter’s over, be my darling long time coming but now the snow is gone

sullivan’s island, sc, april 2010

sullivan’s island, sc, april 2010, originally uploaded by minervacat. “A good snapshot stops a moment from running away.” — Eudora Welty

isle of palms, sc, april 2010

isle of palms, sc, april 2010, originally uploaded by minervacat. The moment one gives close attention to anything, even a blade of grass, it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself. — Henry Miller

worth getting up for: march

shoe container gardens, originally uploaded by minervacat. Worth getting up for in March: my 30th birthday; days off for my birthday; Frightened Rabbit’s The Winter Of Mixed Drinks, the Drive-By Truckers’ The Big To-Do, and the Morning Benders’ Big Echo; ACC college baseball, even when we lose series; TEAM WAYNE GRAHAM1; a rash of Suburban…

worth getting up for: january

flooowers, originally uploaded by minervacat. Worth getting up for in January: waking up in a world where Tim Tebow no longer plays college football; big ideas; doing scary things; Brian Fallon solo acoustic shows; punk rockers covering Kathleen Edwards and Patti Griffin; this photo; putting the camera down and just rocking; tapas and dim sum;…