Waiting….it’s almost the worst part…. Even the dog is bored… Winds close to 20 mph here, about 25mph near our house on the water. We are in a holding pattern… Continue reading Go with the Flo? Part4
We are all shuttered up and packing to leave to go inland. . . .The tide is unusually high today despite it not being a full moon tide. Predictions are changing on the minute…Florence is now thought to be heading a little further south and hanging around coastline longer… Keep us in your prayers! Continue reading Go with the Flo? Part 2
Keeping friends and family in the loop, I will attempt to post several times throughout the next few days as we weather Hurricane Florence here in Wilmington, NC. Today is Wednesday, September 12, 2018 …it is 9:30 am.. Stay tuned! Continue reading Go with the Flo?
The food at the new Castle Street restaurant Rolled and Baked cannot overcome the following flaws: slow/delayed opening, slow service, erratic hours, small portions with big price tags, no carry-out service, and most annoying… owners and service people who lack experience in the industry. I had high hopes for this cutie…but alas…. Continue reading Rolled and Tanked
We are experiencing a beautiful influx of migrating Monarch butterflies here in Wilmington, NC. They are particularly drawn to lantana and butterfly bush…especially this one in our neighborhood! www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/invertebrates/m/monarch-butterfly Can you see them? Take a closer look! Many thanks to my neighbors Paul and Bonnie for brightening my day! Continue reading Danaus plexippus in NC
This past week we took a short trip to Fayetteville, NC to help with the rebuilding of homes destroyed by the flooding from Hurricane Matthew and its after-effects. Our team came from all over the US. We were brought together by the IOCC (International Orthodox Christian Charities), a organization that does charitable work all around the globe. The IOCC partners with NCCUMC (North Carolina Council of United Methodist Churches) to bring volunteers to the most needy sites after a tragedy strikes. After seeing some of the devastation that occurred in Fayetteville and Lumberton, NC, we all gained a new appreciation … Continue reading Traveling for good