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Nags Head Vacation Highlights

Every year, my husband’s extended family heads to the Outer Banks for a week-long beach vacation. There’s about two dozen of us piled up into one house, ranging in age from just a few months to late-60′s, so things can get fairly interesting at times, but we all love our week-long trip and look forward to it every year. 31 more words


Wish You Were Here

This photo was taken while on my vacation at the Outer Banks.
My sister was in awe of the ocean. She was too young to remember our trip to Myrtle Beach so this was truly her first time experiencing such a sight.
Edited in Photoshop.

Everyday Life

Photo Of The Day: Along the Barrier Dunes

Sea Oates along the ridge of the barrier dunes along the beach at Kitty Hawk on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.  Click on the photograph for a larger look. 10 more words



Life mates, Mama and Papa Osprey travel great distances to return to their perch every spring. Their home is just off the back deck of our restaurant; viewing the empty nest all winter, I eagerly anticipate their March arrival. 157 more words



I was taught at a young age to give.  I feel very fortunate that my mother taught me to appreciate what I have, and to give to other people.   558 more words

Children's Hospital

Wild Horses and a Chance Meeting ~ Cape Lookout National Seashore

“Wild, wild horses, couldn’t drag me away.  Wild, wild horses, we’ll ride them someday.”  ~ The Rolling Stones

Jutting out into the Atlantic, off the coast of North Carolina, runs a low, narrow ribbon of sand, dunes, seagrass, and dense vegetation known as the… 672 more words

Our Travels

Little Smoke Bombs

On the morning she blew herself up with those cookie-sized fireworks, the only paramedics on the Outer Banks arrived after twenty minutes with sleep in their eyes. 2,423 more words

Short Stories