Whirligig Appeal: Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park in Wilson, NC

Whirligig Appeal: Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park in Wilson, NC

Sure, telling someone that some pieces of metal that move about in the wind really is a sight to see, and worth the drive to Wilson, NC, may not sound appealing, but trust us, it is.  We have seen the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park featured in a few travel guides for North Carolina, and had… Read More »

Gerry’s Easy Go-to Guide For Cycling Adventures

Gerry’s Easy Go-to Guide For Cycling Adventures

The first thing I (Gerry) do in preparing myself for a great day of cycling is to make sure that I’m going to maximize the fun. I’m not one of those cyclists who wants to make it difficult, or complex. Cycling should be simple. The adventure is to be experienced; you shouldn’t get distracted by… Read More »

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 »