Tag Archives: North Carolina

to Redneck, or not too Redneck

I have a friend in California that thinks that because I live in North Carolina, I’m a chain smoking, fried food eating, racist rebel flag flying Redneck. She starts sentences with “People in the South…” and there’s usually some belittling … Continue reading

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Cackalacky…not in my vocabulary

I was born and raised in North Carolina. I love it here! I have lived other places I love more, but I always knew my husband and I would return here to settle down for our Golden Years, and here … Continue reading

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Surviving OBX Summers

Summertime on the OBX brings new challenges for the local dweller. There are adjustments to be made. We rearrange our schedules, work on our smiles and feed our patience. There are places we can no longer go and vices we will … Continue reading

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A Word picture – the Outer Banks

by Madeline Laughs I take my morning cup of coffee out to the deck so I can peer down at the progress, or lack of progress, I’ve made weeding the flowerbed below. This bed spans the side of the upstairs … Continue reading

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High Tide OBX, the Sound of the Outer Banks

The screaming guitar with the booming bass backed up with a drummer drumming his heart out, melodious vocals and more rhythm than should be allowed in one room and you know you’re listening to the band members that call themselves … Continue reading

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OBX Swan Migration

by Madeline Laughs I love swans. Every year a huge swan population migrates through the Outer Banks. They land on every wet part and hang around for a few weeks, sometimes months and then they move on to parts unknown. … Continue reading

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