Tag Archives: Outer Banks

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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Our feral cat is raising money to save a wildlife preserve

I was excited today to take a trip down to Hatteras Island to view Arya Squirt’s public debut. Her image has been made into a children’s puzzle and proceeds will go towards funding for Pea Island National Wildlife Preserve in … 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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so I’m vaping

I have been vaping for about 18 months now and have only smoked a few cigarettes since I started vaping. I have had a lot of my friends that are active smokers ask me about it. How does it work? … Continue reading

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Peace, Serenity, Love

There is a place I visit with my husband. It is a place you can sit quietly, close your eyes and know peace. Related articles A Moment of Serenity (joyfulpench.wordpress.com) Serenity – Sanibel Beach. (fyrecurl.wordpress.com) summer night (danycesta.wordpress.com) Peace and … 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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I’ll huff and I’ll puff and I’ll blow your world down

by Madeline Laughs I refused to turn on the television set. I knew the drill as the newscasters busied themselves smiling for the cameras all pointed in our direction. Selling advertisements and showing lovely fallen homes into the sea. They … 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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