Drink stand entrepreneurs Jesse, Nicky and Xanny, were open for business at the Dewees dock on Monday afternoon. They were selling ice cold drinks and candy. Customers Kate, Ted and Emily pass the green to Nicki while Zainy plucks the products from the icy cooler. Meanwhile, Jesse encouraged Fionna to come out of the plough […]
Gary McGraw's beach walkway on July 20, the morning after Tropical Depression 3 Ancient Dunes beach erosion on Dewees Island the morning after Tropical Depression 3
Check out this cool video (click link) that Judy Fairchild created about Dewees. It’s a rough draft, a demonstration of what can be done to educate the community and visitors about Dewees.
Loggerhead Turtle Nesting on Dewees Island, SC Below is a portion of the July 14 update from the Dewees Naturalist about the loggerhead turtles: Hello All, More good news! We have had 3 nests laid in the past 3 days which brings us up to a grand total of 14! 2 were laid just last […]
One of my first posts was about the Dewees Turtle Team Google Calendar. Some people said, “cool, but I need step by step instructions about how to use Google Calendar.” Here you go: an introduction to Google Calendar by Google. If you want to see the Turtle Team calendar showing who’s walking, who’s on call, […]
Some Deweesians have said, “I love your blog, but don’t know how to subscribe.” Here’s a great little backgrounder on how to subscribe and other information about blogs: http://studenttravel.about.com/od/studenttravelblogfeeds/Subscribing_to_a_Blog_How_to_Subscribe_to_a_Blog_Read_Blog_Feeds.htm I use Bloglines.com as my blog aggregator. But there are lots of options. Just Google “blog aggregator.” One word of caution: When you first get a […]
Someone asked me about my favorite weather websites for Dewees. Here goes: General Weather Information Wunderground Hourly Information, including Wind Direction Wunderground Hourly Tide Prediction WWW Tide and Current Predictor Great Surfing and Wind Information from the Isle of Palms (next to Dewees) Run by a sailing friend of mine; used by all the local […]
For a third-party backgrounder on neighborhood WiFi systems, check out… http://www.bbwexchange.com/neighborhood/ One caution: the projections about these systems always seem more positive than the reality based on what I’ve read. Still they offer benefits. I’m still a fan of trying the FON.com solution that I blogged about earlier today.
If you’re interested in learning more about WiFi and cell phone technologies that might work on Dewees, here are some good background articles… WiMax is a longer-range WiFi technology. From the articles listed below, it sounds like WiMax is still a ways off, but may be gaining traction. There are also several competing technologies, such […]
My FON.com WiFi hotspot is up and running on Dewees. I have the high gain 7db antenna hooked up, but it’s inside. To get the best range, I need to run it outside. I’ll do that, but don’t have time just now. Come by and try out the access, it’s free if you set up […]