What a gorgeous day! It will be 80 degrees and sunny, and we are celebrating with shorts and open doors and windows. No more heaters from now on (hopefully). I prepared for departure while Anne ran a couple of free loads of laundry. With most marinas charging as much as $2.00 per load for wash and an equal amount for drying, this was a good deal. By mid-morning we were in the Cooper River headed for the ICW.
South Carolina continues to have dozens of small islands separated only by narrow rivers with very quaint names. The land is low with grasses that are wheat-colored and appear to have been mowed about six feet high like a flat top of the 50's. In these rushes, white herons stand out like popcorn on a dark rug, while waiting for some unlucky fish to pass.
|White herons in the flat topped rushes|
|Tree and driftwood lined banks at low tide|
|Anne sunning on the bow|
|Anchorage in Minim Creek|