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SNOW Day on DEWEES!

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Snow in the South is wonderful. It has a kind of magic and mystery that it has nowhere else. And the reason for this is that it comes to people of the South not as a grim, unyielding tenant of Winter’s keep, but as a strange and wild visitor from the secret North.* ~Thomas Wolfe It’s a rare thing, […]

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Arts Council and Kids Holiday Concert a Success (Video)

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If you missed the kids holiday concert on the island, here’s a quick video to give you to get a taste. On December 16, Huyler House was the site of some joyous merriment as some young island residents and friends delighted us with a holiday concert.  Meaghan Bonds, an Ashley Hall senior who lives on […]

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Living with Coyotes

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Dewees Island, like other communities, has been wrestling with the new habitation of coyotes on our island.  We are still learning what it means to coexist with coyotes on the island as this incredibly adaptable predator colonizes our coastal island.  We first noticed the presence of coyotes in late summer 2016, and by early summer […]

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Art Show Saturday features both Charlie Evergreen Ceramics and Encore for “Coastal Colors” Exhibit

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Saturday night’s ceramics exhibit will share the gallery space with our outgoing exhibit.  The beginning of the month brought local artists Janie Ball and Elizabeth Middour to the gallery in the Huyler House.  Both plein air painters, Janie and Elizabeth did some painting on the island, and took scores of photographs to provide us with […]

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Keep your eye out for migrating warblers

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MIGRATION what thoughts ramble in the redstart’s brain as the day draws closed as dusk descends? is it wormy fuel to lay on fat? a steady southbound wind perhaps it’s the flicker of unseen light the lure of tropical terrain is it the flight plan hard-wired– instinct etched in by design not likely to change? […]

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Isle of Palms Farmers Market

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For the first time ever, Isle of Palms has their very own farmers market, located at the county park on Thursday’s from 4-7 through the end of October. Since I started reading about this (and hearing about the variety of vendors!) I couldn’t wait to check out the IOP farmers market. This past Thursday, after […]

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Home! Dewees reopens after Irma!

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Hurricane Irma provided us with our second “hurrication” in a twelve month period, and I personally feel that traveling with all of your “crucial” possessions and your cat is overrated.  Needless to say, while we were blown away by the generosity and kindnesses of friends and strangers during evacuation, we are really glad to be […]

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Webcam – 502 Gateway Error

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Some times the Webcams are experiencing 502 Gateway Errors. Some people can see the webcams and some people can’t. Sorry about that. If you experience a 502 Gateway Error, try reloading the page again later. Some folks who reported seeing the error later said they could see the webcams. Here are stills of the video […]

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Dewees Island Webcams During Hurricane Irma

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We installed 2 webcams on the island, roughly 35′ or 40′ above sea level.  One faces Southeast over the Impoundment (aka Old House Lagon).  The other faces West-Northwest over Chapel Pond. Dewees Chapel Pond Webcam Dewees Impoundment Webcam These cameras may go up and down during the storm and its aftermath.

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Awed by the Solar Eclipse

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On Monday, Dewees Island might have had more people on island than at any other point in history, as we paused together to take in the amazing spectacle of the total solar eclipse.  It was a day planned for a long time, and well orchestrated for big time fun. The ferry staff planned for extra […]