While I like to adventure, I'm a big fan of doing it safely. When Jim Cantore tells me to stay inside and away from window, I like to do it. But for Hurricane Dorian, I had to go out and do my job. It's kinda scary and kinda fun. But that fear leaves when I … Continue reading Dorian, Day 1: photo adventure
Category: Seen on my adventures
Unlike many runners, I count my runversary -- anniversary of when I started running as an adult -- by my first race. It was the Parent's Place 5K, a hilly course that I ran in a little over 36 minutes. I remember the date of the race more than when I started running -- sometime … Continue reading Runversary: Cycle NC
New Bern, North Carolina, is a city located along the eastern coast of North Carolina. It's the county seat of Craven County and near several military installations -- Cherry Point and Camp LeJeune, in Jacksonville. It is at the mouth of the Neuse River, making it an excellent inland port. It's named for Bern, Switzerland, … Continue reading SOMA: New Bern, NC
Today would have been my father's 62nd birthday. He died a few months before his 60th. For those who recently lost a parents, no, dealing with his death hasn't gotten easier as the time has gone on. I buried myself in work and side-projects for the past month, at the expense of this blog, so … Continue reading SOMA: 62 days of photos
COLUMBIA, N.C. -- Last week we explored Columbia, North Carolina. Just off U.S. 64, heading to the Outer Banks is a welcome center. Beside the center is the Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge. Run by the federal government, the small center offers a look at local wildlife at its welcome center. Head toward the water, … Continue reading SOMA: Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
Located in Tyrrell County, Colombia is a short drive from the Outer Banks. As the county seat of one of the poorer areas in North Carolina, it's population was 810 in the 2010 census. Colombia is home to the Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge center and the Pocosin Arts School of Craft, a regional art … Continue reading SOMA: Colombia , North Carolina
Living in a town that was created when the United State was a British colony, let's you see all kinds of historic things. For this Seen on My Adventures, we take a look at metal -- locks, doorknobs, keyholes, cannons and the like.