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A quick trip to the city and our country goes nuts…

I had to go to Atlanta last week for work. While I loved seeing my friends there, I couldn’t get back to my tiny island fast enough. There is not a single thing I miss about the suburbs. Not a single thing. While I was in Atlanta, the crazy MAGA riot happened at the Capitol.… Continue reading A quick trip to the city and our country goes nuts…

Home Sweet Hatteras · Homeschool

Visiting the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum

The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum is nestled between the ocean on one side and the ferry dock on the other at the southern end of Hatteras Island. I wanted to take my kids since we live here now. I grew up in Hatteras, and I’m very proud of the fascinating history of the Outer… Continue reading Visiting the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum

Get Outdoors · Simple Living

Day Trip to Ocracoke Island, NC

Ocracoke Island is the kind of place that hardly exists anymore. Picture a totally undeveloped beach, a tiny village of unique houses and eclectic shops, and a quaint waterfront area with a charming white lighthouse. No stop lights, hardly any cars at all, no fast food, no chain stores. That’s Ocracoke. Ocracoke Island lies south… Continue reading Day Trip to Ocracoke Island, NC

Get Outdoors · Simple Living

Commercial Fishing with My Dad- Why You Should Eat Wild Caught American Fish

Last week I spent 5 days in Hatteras visiting my parents before we move there in October. I was able to go commercial fishing with my dad, something I really enjoy because I think most people who eat seafood or visit coastal tourist towns have no idea about the commercial fishing industry. I’ve written about… Continue reading Commercial Fishing with My Dad- Why You Should Eat Wild Caught American Fish