1. There is nothing — absolutely nothing — half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.

  2.     —the Water Rat, talking to Mole, The Wind in the Willows

  3. He was a bold man that first eat an oyster.

  4.     —Jonathan Swift, 1738

  5. Everyone that heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, who built his house upon the sand:

  6. The rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell: and great was the fall of it.

  7.     —Matt. 7:26-27

  8. Heaven is under our feet, as well as over our heads.

  9.     —Henry David Thoreau

  10. Common sense is not so common.

  11.     —Voltaire, 1765

  12. You have a good heart and that’s the most important thing in the world.

  13.     —Bonnie Waitzkin, to her son Josh, in the movie Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)

  14. If you are not an environmentalist, you are either selfish or ignorant.

  15. —Andwar Bundini, M.D., physician and philosopher

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  1. O’Keefe Marine Animals is a wonderful website that contains many, many pictures to help identify animals, plants, and all sorts of items found while beachcombing the Carolina coast.

  2. Blue Crab.Info, aka The Blue Crab Archives is an excellent, comprehensive website covering numerous topics relating to blue crabs.

  3. Blue Crab Wear Store: The place to purchase many types of quality clothing with our unique, handsome, original-design blue crab logo embroidered on the items.

  4. The Crabbing Zone: (CrabbingZone.com): A great website to find all kinds of products related to blue crabs and crabbing.