The air was crisp and clean and the sun came down in filtered rays between the tree branches. As I walked I could hear the gentle breeze stirring the trees; a sound punctuated by the bullfrogs down in the lake nearby. Whew that's all I have folks! Trying to be poetic like Mr. Frost takes a lot of energy for an old guy like me. But oh, I'm so happy in the woods! "Two roads … [Read more...] about The Road Not Taken AND Bully Sticks
Archives for February 2018
Sunday dawned bright and early and we slowly got moving to the Wright Brothers Memorial which was a short distance from our hotel. We got there in time for a talk from one of the park rangers and what I got to hear was really interesting. I unfortunately had to chase down the children so my dad who has a background in mechanical engineering stayed to hear all of it. I will have … [Read more...] about Staying on the ground is all-Wright with me!
In my humble opinion, no southern gentleman's outfit is complete without a bowtie. Granted most days I am running around collarless like some kind of wild animal. A visit to the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, however, is a special occasion for this guy so I pulled out all of the stops and sported my Lionet Paws collar complete with bowtie. Don't you think it's a good … [Read more...] about Lighting up the Scenery at the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
Our family is pretty laid back, but we are still a stick to the schedule kind of family if that makes sense. I think that goes along with young kids. So we decided to exercise our impulsivity one weekend in February by planning a super last minute trip to the Outer Banks when we discovered our kids had Friday AND Monday off school. We used to live in Virginia and lamented that … [Read more...] about Dashing through the Sand….dunes!