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It's July 12th and we’re on our way to southern Maryland after spending a day and a half with our son Shawn and his family in New Bern, NC. I’m leaving with tears in my eyes, as this stop was way too short! I wish we could just go back and take them home with us!!
Although Shawn’s construction business is booming right now, he managed to take Thursday afternoon off and get a golf game in with his Pop ...
... some information on the area. We were unfortunately informed that the ferry was only taking residence that lived on the island and the southern Outerbanks were completely closed for through travel. This was kind of a bummer, but we decided to enjoy our time at one of the only parks that was open while we were here. Jockey Ridge had huge dunes to climb and was on the Pamlico Sound side of the OBX. They had a hang-gliding class in the park, as it was a ...
... much nicer...we will see. So I've still not swam in the ocean!
Walked home and just lazed around the boat, I stir fried a big pan of veggies and Bryan grilled salmon...it was good. The grill might be the way to go for cooking it's an electric one but gets hotter than this oven :-) The sunset was really pretty tonight!
We watched another DVD "The perfect storm" hehe funny pick I know so happy we didn't hit waves like that :-)
... Don't ask me why, but I am always drawn to old cemeteries.
Our next recommendation took us to Fort Macon along the coastline. We were at Fort Pickens in Pensacola and this was similar in size. There were several strings of forts of this type set up along the coastline during the Civil War. Some have made it and some not.
It's always nice to see "history" still standing...even IF refurbished.
... com). We all ordered seafood and I had the chance to try a soft shelled crab - delicious! We also went to Beaufort where we walked around the quaint city and enjoyed the views from the waterfront. We even took a boat ride which took us along the waterfront of Beaufort and Morehead City. It took us past Carrot Island (http://beaufortnc.blogspot.com/2007/08 /carrot-island-rachel-carson-estuarine. html) where we saw ...
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