On Monday afternoon, while my daughter was at dance, I set out to Wrightsville Beach to make good on my personal goal of doing a beach cleanup as often as I could. Wanting to do my 365th beach cleanup on August 9, 2014 is going to take focus, planning and commitment.
This is not a once a year beach cleanup. This is a portrait of a beach.... through the days, weeks and months of the year. These small beach cleanups are how a lightbulb effectively got switched on for me. My friend Harry (aka The Flotsam Diaries) just wrote a fantastic piece for the Portland Press Herald blog titled, "The International Coast Cleanup-- Bigger Isn't Better". He writes: