Nick of Time

My Grandmama and Grandpapa purchased a home in the newly developed Corolla Light resort community in Currituck County, NC on the Outer Banks in the late 1980s. I would say 1988, due to the founding of the community and the actual paving of NC 12 being pretty new when the Resort broke ground. The sights […]

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February 2015 visit to Sanderling Resort

In mid-February, M and I enjoyed a lovely stay at Sanderling Resort on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. We had previously stayed there six years ago during the same time of year… right before closing on our house, actually! The Sanderling was purchased by two companies in May 2012 from the resort’s only previous […]

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Goodness gracious

Hello all, Goodness gracious has the summer gotten me away from this blog. My most sincere apologies to anyone who still gives a damn. From personal life “stuff” to the desire to continue to be more fit and active I really have neglected this corner of my world. Now that all of my graduate student […]

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Wedding Wednesday: Beach Wedding

Alyssa + Chris // Destination Wedding | Outer Banks, NC from Josh Gooden on Vimeo. Is this video not incredible? I just love everything about it. The music for the video, the genuine expressions on everyone’s faces that are being filmed, the scenery which I grew up spending so much time at (the big orange […]

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Ocean Boulevard

One of the best places to eat on the Outer Banks is Ocean Boulevard in Kitty Hawk. My family has loved eating at this restaurant for years, back when it was still owned by the same people who run the Blue Point. We had been dining there since the mid 1980s when it first opened. […]

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Beach Towns

Being from a family with interests in sailing and an appreciation for nature means I grew up going to various beach towns as a child. Now that I am older, the fun of travelling to these towns is even greater, as I can try local cocktails, appreciate local art galleries, and cherish the time I […]

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