At least one English person learned to boogie board at Sullivan’s Island. That would be Felix, Kate and Phil Shrewsday’s son.
We sat in a sandstorm, at the mouth of Charleston Harbor, and we watched Felix and Cayleigh ride waves, while pelicans fished in the background. Morris Island Lighthouse rode the surf in the distance, the eroded site of the movie “Glory.”
The Atlantic was bathwater. Silty and hot.
Maddie found shells. I hope they made it through customs.
After which we all decamped to Poe’s Tavern. Sandy. And salty. And starved.
To see our boogie boarding extravaganza, click here: Andra Watkins Tumblr
TODAY’S MERIWETHER LEWIS BIRTHDAY MONTH TRIVIA QUESTION:
HOW OLD WAS MERIWETHER LEWIS WHEN HE DIED?
Yesterday’s Meriwether Lewis Birthday Month Trivia Question: DOES HISTORICAL PRECEDENT EXIST FOR CALLING MERIWETHER LEWIS ‘MERRY?’
ANSWER: YES. THE SPANISH OFTEN REFERRED TO HIM AS ‘MERRY WEATHER.’ Congratulations to Jim Stewart for knowing that little factoid.
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To check out the entire Meriwether Lewis Birthday Month Series, follow the links below:
Lewis and Clark: Screwing Their Way Across a Continent
Lewis and Clark and Sex Bombs
Who Was Meriwether Lewis Godfather?
If Meriwether Lewis Had Lived to be 80
Lewis and Clark and Old Blue Eyes
The Lion Will Lie Down With the Lamb
My Natchez Trace Walk Featured in We Proceeded On
Dead People Follow Me And They Talk To Me
Is Suicide the Final Arbiter of a Life. For Robin Williams. And Meriwether Lewis.
WordPress Is Killing Me
Fate’s Fickle Fingering
Happy Birthday Meriwether Lewis
I Just Can’t Come
Guardians of the Neighborhood
Did the Vikings Walk the Natchez Trace?
I’m an Idiot Who Doesn’t Do Details
Friendship Makes the World Go Around
The One Where the British Ate Frogmore Stew
Submit Your Favorite Walking Song. Or Road Trip Song.
The One Where We Took the British to War