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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…

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My new side hustle- kayak tours…

My brother recently bought a rental business in Hatteras Village (Slash Creek Outfitters). He rents everything from golf carts to clam rakes. He does a lot of kayak and paddleboard rentals as well, and he asked if I’d like to do nature tours for him. For the past month I’ve been taking groups of tourists… Continue reading My new side hustle- kayak tours…

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Kayak Trip to a Secluded Beach

My brother owns an outdoor equipment rental company here on Hatteras Island (kayaks, surfboards, golf carts, etc…). I’m supposed to guide kayak tours for him this summer, so I took one of the kayaks and went exploring to try and figure out a good route that would provide some pretty scenery without being too long… Continue reading Kayak Trip to a Secluded Beach