Fort Macon Trails on a Blustery Winter’s Day

Fort Macon Trails on a Blustery Winter’s Day

On a cold drizzly afternoon, just after the New Year, we decided to check out some local hiking trails close to our home at the North Carolina Coast. Since Covid dampened our Paris trip for Christmas and celebration of the New Year, we opted to participate in the First Day Hike event, however, January 1st,… Read More »

Extending Christmas-Harkers Island

Extending Christmas-Harkers Island

When I (Shannon) was a child, it seemed like the Christmas season was as long as our summer break. My mom began decorating the weekend before Thanksgiving, and we left our decorations up until at least the first week of January. That all seemed normal to me, as most of my family operated the same… Read More »

The Couple That Quarantines Together….

The Couple That Quarantines Together….

As restrictions are somewhat lifted, our daily lives are still quite different than they were 3 months ago, there is no denying that. Gerry and I still are with each other at least 22 hours of every day. I only subtract a couple of hours for times that we take a stroll without each other,… Read More »