My First Island Storm

Trip 2: Cape Lookout, North Caroline, June 2014 My First Island Storm Last night we dug into the sand and fell asleep beside the sputtering fire.   I awoke this morning, on the beach, to my sister saying "we should go" she pointed at a long blue cloud gathering water and momentum as it rolled … Continue reading My First Island Storm

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Cape Lookout

Trip 2. Cape Lookout, North Carolina. June 2014. We left our homes in Missouri and drove through the mountains of North Carolina, heading for the ocean, that great blue beyond.   I was nervous, as my swimming skills were nil, but excited for the adventure of camping on the edge of land and water.   … Continue reading Cape Lookout

Camping – Trail of Tears State Park, Hikin’ Shepperd’s Point Trail

Saturday, March the 31st, 2018. We camped at Trail of Tears State Park, Mississippi River campground. It had several electric sites, many with RVs. 6 or 7 basic sites were there but the only tent was ours. Like its name suggests, it's by the river, though it's separated by a fence and active train tracks. … Continue reading Camping – Trail of Tears State Park, Hikin’ Shepperd’s Point Trail

Christmas Blues (It’s that Time of Year Again)

It's that time of year again Christmas lights and colorful sights, happily repetitive songs, and to-do lists two-feet long   it's that time of year again, the holiday season, be of good cheer! eat, drink, and be merry, you know the drill! oh, there's soooo many expectations to meet this year.   the stores are … Continue reading Christmas Blues (It’s that Time of Year Again)