Ben Goggins was born
and raised in Savannah, Georgia. He moved to Tybee Island forty
years ago and never looked back. The little island at the end of the road is a
slice of paradise.
Ben writes a regular
lifestyle column for the Savannah Morning News. He has done this since 2012,
after a career as a marine biologist and chemist. His column is called “Looking
for Pearls.” He is up to over 250 pearls and counting.
Ben finds hidden gems
in expected and unexpected places and celebrates them with his readers. He
looks for a serendipitous experience every day. Whether it’s a person, a place,
or a thing, it’s always a wonder to be shared.
US Highway 80 crosses the country and ends in Tybee Island, Georgia. Locals call the final golden stretch from Savannah to Tybee “the Tybee Road.”
As you cross the Lazaretto Creek Bridge, you see the Tybee lighthouse and enter another time zone – Paradise Standard Time. Life moves with a different rhythm.
This book is a Reader’s Digest full of Tybee tales by Savannah Morning News columnist and photo journalist Ben Goggins - stories about the island’s characters, quirks, secrets, and mysteries.
Open any page and enjoy a glimpse of this legendary town at the end of the road. Finish the book, and you will see why locals call life here “Another Day in Paradise.”