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Late Night Exploration - South of the Border

We stop to cure an almost empty gas tank, an almost empty stomach, almost closed eyelids and to rekindle some imagination at one of America’s first almost theme parks – … 157 more words


Lake Mattamuskeet: Marshland and Lodge

Every year on December 31, the kids and I go with my parents to Lake Mattamuskeet. My dad’s birthday is on New Year’s Eve, so we spend the day with him, riding around the Lake Mattamuskeet area viewing the wildlife. 138 more words


National Lighthouse Day 2020

Bodie Island Lighthouse

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse II

Happy National Lighthouse Day!


NC Lottery: Virginia Brown wins $100,000 lottery Prize

Raleigh,  NC (STL.News) The gift of a $20 lottery ticket from her son turned into a $100,000 prize for Virginia Brown of Greenwood, S.C. 184 more words

The 2020 World's Best Shrimpburger Competition: The Clamdigger, Pine Knoll Shores, North Carolina

I’m happy to announce that the Clamdigger wins the coveted first runner-up position in the 2020 World Shrimpburger Competition.

The Clamdigger is in The Inn at Pine Knoll Shores, a beachfront hotel convenient to Beacon’s Reach, the area where we always stay.   580 more words

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Frying Pan Gap Loop Scout - August 4, 2020

Hiked Frying Pan Gap Trail from the gate to the campground and then returned along the Parkway.  Photography by Penny Longhurst. Click on any picture to zoom & enter the slide show. 18 more words


Three Figs

(Photograph copyright 2020 by Dan Routh)

Still life. Grays Chapel, North Carlina.

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