Hey. I’m going to start the visual journal again to get back into blogging. I’ve been pounded with depression for the past month or so and it’s been hard to make myself do much of anything, but photography with a little point and shoot camera is easy and it helps me zero in on the little bits of beauty in my life. I’ll post 1-3 photos a day, sometimes with commentary, sometimes not. To kick it off, these are a bit old, but related.

Gumbo at Devall's Cajun Cuisine

Sandy took me to a nice little place called Devall’s Cajun Cuisine in late October and I had the gumbo, with sides of red beans and rice and fried okra. Huge portions, great food, friendly service.

Oyster roast at Dale's at Lake Waccamaw

Last weekend I was down east working on our new family country manor (a.k.a. Mama’s house) and Lisa, Tim, and I went to Dale’s at the Lake at Lake Waccamaw that night where I had their roasted oysters for the first time.