Tag Archives: nature

the kitchen gardener

One of the things I am looking forward to when we finally move to the beach is having a garden. Because of the possibility of seawater flooding and the deer we have that hang around our yard, it will not … Continue reading

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I’m no longer MIA

I know, it’s been a long, long while since I’ve posted here.  I think I was getting burnt out and didn’t realize it would take me such a long time to get back into it.  Then I got an email … Continue reading

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All around Paradise

Wednesday we took advantage of another perk, which was a free rental jeep for 24 hours.  After breakfast, we got in the Jeep and drove all around the island. We started driving north west, which 5 years ago wasn’t much.  … Continue reading

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her nose is fully functional

As spring weather seems like it’s here to stay, Scuba Man decided he would start running outside instead of on the treadmill.  I’ve walked Willow outside for a couple of weeks now, as it hasn’t been too cold. The other … Continue reading

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a shameless plug for selfish reasons

As many of my readers know, we have a home in Avon, North Carolina, where we want to retire.  Avon is a village on Hatteras Island. Hatteras Island, including the beaches within the villages, is the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, … Continue reading

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I’m having fun learning

I’ve been playing around with my new camera and thought I’d share a few of my favorites so far.

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we still have slavery…of killer whales

PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, has sued SeaWorld using the 13th Amendment of the United States Constitution.  According to Wikipedia: The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution officially outlaws slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment … Continue reading

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d is for dunes

The dunes in Avon are so beautiful and full of life when it’s warm.  Not only do they protect the ocean side of the village from flooding, but they offer a cosy place for birds to nest.  They are a … Continue reading

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I wanted to paint a picture today

Actually, I wanted to snap a photo, but I don’t take my camera to work with me, and the window glass was dirty.  The windows are screwed shut for some reason ( to stop people from jumping maybe?), or I … Continue reading

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B is for Beach

Avon has beautiful beaches.  Actually, on the ocean side, it’s one, long, beautiful beach.  On the bay side, they are broken up some by bulkheads at the end of residential roads. The beaches on the sound side aren’t used too … Continue reading

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