Sailors’ Valentines

Originally published in the February 2014 issue of Wrightsville Beach Magazine. It is the stuff of legend. Sailors who spent years away from their wives and sweethearts at sea spent hours crafting intricate, geometric designs made from colorful shells with messages like “Forget Me Not” or “Think of Me When Far Away.” But sailors’ valentines,…

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Up Front

We are at long last taking the advice of a great number of our readers who have over many years suggested we create a collection of published single-topic stories. Whether it be homes, people, recipes, architecture, design, history or nature, there is a wealth of material to choose from over these past 20-plus years. This…

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Rev up your creativity and get shooting!

Enter Wrightsville Beach Magazine’s Fifth Annual Photo Contest Deadline for entries is January 6, 2022  Entries limited to photos taken between January 1 and December 31, 2022. Enter as amateur or professional. Subject categories are landscape, people, and wildlife. Winning vertical-format photographs may be used as WBM cover art. Grand prize winner receives a one-year…

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