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Hatteras Thanksgiving…

This was our second Thanksgiving on the island. The festivities began with a Friendsgiving/Oyster Roast at my brother’s house. We ate Thanksgiving dinner at my mom’s house, and this year my brother and his wife and baby were able to be with us (most years they travel to see her family). We split up the… Continue reading Hatteras Thanksgiving…

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Exploring the end of the island…

My mom and I walked down to the very southern end of the island today. We left from the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum and walked about 2.5 miles on the beach to the southernmost tip of Hatteras Island, where Hatteras Inlet cuts through to the Pamlico Sound. Today was one of those days where… Continue reading Exploring the end of the island…

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One Year Anniversary of Island Life

One year ago today I moved from suburban Atlanta back to my hometown, Hatteras Island, North Carolina. I lived in Atlanta for 14 years and, although I loved my job and my friends there, I was never really happy. There was always a nagging sense of missing out, of being on the outside looking in… Continue reading One Year Anniversary of Island Life

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Turtle Nest Extravaganza…

Cape Hatteras is a popular sea turtle nesting site. According to the Park Service, there were over 200 sea turtle nests in the Cape Hatteras National Seashore (from Bodie Island all the way to Ocracoke Island). A few of them were right over the dune from my house. The Park Service ropes off the nests… Continue reading Turtle Nest Extravaganza…