The seemly never ending pandemic has allowed us to explore our own state and the beauty offered in the North Carolina mountains. You might be surprised that North Carolina boost some amazing waterfalls and opportunities to hike in the majestic Smokey Mount regions of the Tar Heel state. Some of these waterfalls offer the ability… Continue reading Waterfalls In North Carolina
We will travel again soon, but not too soon... Are you planning future trips or waiting for the tide to turn in a positive direction with this crazy pandemic? I too am one of those people who are apprehensive to travel. It is possible to explore the possibilities of future exploration of our wonderful planet.… Continue reading We Will Travel Again…soon
The Outer Banks of North Carolina As one of the most popular vacation destinations in North Carolina, The Outer Banks has much to offer. These chain of barrier island stretch some 200-miles offer some charming towns, numerous water sports options, beach activities, and so much more. A plethora of beaches, shipwreck diving sites and protected state… Continue reading Exploring The Outer Banks
Unofficial Start of Summer Summer is fast approaching and soon the heat of this season will be upon on us. If you haven't started planning your summer vacation, yet. Consider doing soon. Before we know it, the first major holiday will be upon us. The long awaited unofficial start of the Summer, Memorial Day weekend… Continue reading Summer Travel – Beach Planning Time
A Love Letter To The USA~ Dear North Carolina, I am writing to say that I understand that we, all of us, have done things that we are not proud of. But with the passing of time we have learned to face this, and those of us who strive for goodness have done our best… Continue reading Dear North Carolina
The beauty of living in a coastal community year around is the ability to enjoy a quiet walk along the beach. The weather during this most recent visit allowed for a warmer then usual day. I decided that a long walk along Carolina Beach on Pleasure Island was perfect to build up an appetite for… Continue reading A Quiet Walk….
Historic Yates Mill County Park Yates Mill is a fully restored, circa-1756 gristmill located in Raleigh, North Carolina. As the centerpiece of the Historic Yates Mill County Park in central Wake County, this is worth a visit to this National Register of Historic Places. Yates Mill is the only restored, operational automatic gristmill in North Carolina and one… Continue reading Historic Yates Mill
Earth day is fast approaching and during each trip we see many animals. The little critters we come across can be someone's pet, a poor stray one, or an exotic creature that requires a second or third glance. The first photo is one of my favorites from our trip to Costa Rica. The bulging eyes… Continue reading Animals Across the Globe
Spring has sprung and festivals planning is in full swing here in Coastal North Carolina. The largest and one my favorite festivals that is fast approaching this season of festivals is the NC Azalea Festival happening here in Wilmington, NC. This years festival occurs the first weekend of April; April 3 through 7. Book your stay… Continue reading Festival Season in the South
Happy National Bird Day! January 5th marks the Avian Welfare Coalition's campaign to celebrate the flying creatures that share the world with us. I am adding some images of the birds seen throughout my travels to mark today's celebration of birds in the wild. Hope you enjoyed....