Monthly Archives: May 2011


ShareIt was a weekend of not doing a lot for us. I got my nails done and brows waxed (that stung but didn’t hurt – then again, I’ve had far more painful treatments.) Most of the weekend was spent relaxing, … Continue reading

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OBX trip wrap-up

ShareOkay, this is a week late, but… So, Monday was a pretty mundane day. Walked to The Dunes for breakfast then checked-out of the hotel, and we had to kill some time as storms were approaching from the direction of … Continue reading

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2:30 A.M. “I smell smoke!”

ShareThere are certain phrases that you rarely want to hear, and particularly not at half past two in the morning. Angela suggested that it smelled like plastics burning. I didn’t yet smell it but once I did I had an … Continue reading

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Beach bum!

ShareWe decided that today was just a rest and relaxation day. Free breakfast at the hotel then we walked to a couple nearby shops to get a few supplies: some beach blankets and sundresses, then we had a quick lunch … Continue reading

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ShareI’m seated on our room’s balcony, listening to the sound of Atlantic Ocean breakers. A ghost crab is in and out of its den, foraging just below. A nighthawk flits about the empty lot adjacent while seagulls fly overhead (rather … Continue reading

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250 miles today.

ShareWalk on the ocean Step on the stones Flesh becomes water Wood becomes bone. — Toad the Wet Sprocket “Walk On the Ocean” After a late morning breakfast at Honey’s in Durham we fueled our motorcycles and got on the … Continue reading

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My night.

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