Seen on our adventures

Seen on our adventures

These are random photos from our adventures so far this month. Jennette’s pierFireworks at a local football gameJockey’s RidgeSunrise at the beachGarden near workGarden near workSeagull takes flightAn egg casing for baby Whelk shells, with some babies on itWright Brothers Memorial DeerSeashellsJumping off sand recently dumped on the beach.Jumping off a reclaimed beach. The next … Continue reading Seen on our adventures

How Scottie became Yoda

How Scottie became Yoda

A little over two weeks ago, I asked my monthly question to the local animal shelter director, “Do you have any dachshunds or small mixes?” The emailed photo of Scottie. The shelter usually has hounds and pitbull mixes. But this time, she said they just got an owner-surrendered Scottish terrier/dachshund mix. He’d be available to … Continue reading How Scottie became Yoda

Lake Phelps revisited, with a friend

Lake Phelps revisited, with a friend

PETTIGREW STATE PARK -- Lake Phelps is outside of Creswell, North Carolina, in Pettigrew State Park, which is named after a family that once owned part of the property surrounding the park. Their most famous family member is General James Johnston Pettigrew (July 4, 1828 – July 17, 1863), who was an American author, lawyer … Continue reading Lake Phelps revisited, with a friend

Adding a morning routine

Adding a morning routine

There is a sign in town that is hysterical ... unless you're someone with issues with addiction or depression. The sign at the local shop. The sign reads, "I love replacing my feeling with new #outfits!" and then goes on to list various social media. During much of my life, I have reacted to emotions … Continue reading Adding a morning routine