AM truly “clocked out” on my ortho doctor’s
order. This has even resulted in having my column
ghostwritten for the first time ever. Our incredible
team is steering the ship and I could not have more
confidence in the issues they are producing in my complete
It has been six months since a fall caused a displaced,
angulated spiral fracture of my left upper arm. In the desire
to avoid surgery, we are giving it one more round of near total
rest to allow my bone pieces the time to unite.
My world currently revolves pretty much around
physical therapy, doctor’s appointments, and quality
rest at home.
Like many others, I have been able to branch out and
learn a new thing or two during my healing and virus
lockdown times. I have learned to do Facebook Live
videos including, how to have Holy Communion at
home, and one with two other women taking an honest
look at suicide. Our ages span four decades.
With events and traditions canceled this summer,
friends and many tourists are safely keeping their
distance. I long to someday soon swim in the ocean, but I have been shopping at the Wrightsville Beach Monday Farmers Markets.
See our story on the greater area markets that are keeping this summer pleasure open with a few safety twists.
In this issue you’ll find a republishing of our story of Hines Seafood Market, a Wrightsville Beach favorite for three decades,
We also share a story about preserving a home from the 1920s in this issue. Everybody’s favorite little street, Live Oak Drive, is the
scene of a South Harbor Island renovation where the first goal was to keep the unique beach character of the former 1928 Shore Acres
Ashley High School guard Saniya Rivers has been called Wilmington’s female Michael Jordan. This senior, the number three
recruit in the nation, is making
plans for a winning college
There are still more things
to love about this August issue:
watermelon recipes, coast-al-
themed art and a lovely story
of adoption woes turned to foster
family and finally adoption joy.
Once again, heartfelt thanks
to an amazing team who are
manning all the stations with
Pat Bradford photographed at the helm of Wrightsville Beach’s Trial Size,
a 61-foot Garlington owned by Phillip David, for our June 2018 issue.
We are excited
to share our
Stop by and
The summer of 2020 has been
an overcoming time for many.