Conquering The Air

 Posted by at 12:05 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 042020
 

On the cold winter morning of December 17, 1903, two brothers from Ohio made history and changed the world forever in just twelve seconds when they accomplished the dream humans had for centuries, taking to the air on a lonely stretch of the North Carolina coast. Orville and Wilbur Wright were entrepreneurs from Dayton, Ohio […]

A Bridge Too Far

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 202018
 

North Carolina is one of our favorite states. There is so much to see and do in the Tar Heel State that you couldn’t explore it all in a year if you never took a day off. From beautiful forests and mountains that are home to a wide variety of wildlife, to spectacular beaches, historic […]

Oct 142014
 

In a blog post a few days ago I wrote that I had crossed something off my bucket list by catching a saltwater fish from the pier in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina. But somebody said it wasn’t official, since a fellow who was fishing actually hooked the fish and then handed me the pole. And […]

Oct 122014
 

Note: We are revisiting some of our favorite old places that we’ve been before, and sharing some of their stories again from our previous visits. As most regular readers know, Terry and I enjoy exploring old cemeteries. Whenever you think your life is rough, just spend an hour or so wandering through a cemetery reading […]

Two In One Week

 Posted by at 12:10 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 102014
 

I crossed two things off my bucket list this week. Well, at least 1½. First, I had a #1 book on Amazon, and yesterday I caught a saltwater fish from a pier. How many of us get to accomplish two milestones in such a short time? While bridges scare me, for some weird reason I […]

Nov 142009
 

We have waited years to explore the North Carolina coast, and unfortunately, the bad weather has put a real damper (quite literally) on our visit. But, we are making the best of it and taking advantage of any break in the storm to get out and see things. Yesterday we stopped to check out Beaufort’s Hammock […]