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Look Familiar?

Look Familiar?

It’s just not summer without seeing this on the side of Interstate 95 during travels north or south of the border. Yet we have never stopped in to see what is offered! Anyone out there make it a necessity or have a habit of taking a break there while on your way to somewhere else?…read more »

Be Bear Wise!

Be Bear Wise!

In May, the Havelock Police Department released a public safety announcement concerning bear sightings within the city limits of Havelock. Those sightings are continuing, so they’re re-releasing the safety tips and also asking you to view additional information and suggestions at bearwise.orgBear Safety Tips: Never feed or approach a bear. Feeding bears will only draw…read more »

The Cardboard Diaries

The Cardboard Diaries

Sad to say, I have a bad habit I must admit. I’m a collector of boxes. Yep, those cardboard cubes with which we’re all familiar and regularly use. The number of empty boxes was accumulating, however, in the garage and attic of our former abode, but for good reason. We were planning an eventual change…read more »

I DON’T EVEN UNDERSTAND!

I DON’T EVEN UNDERSTAND!

Found this in the freezer at work! WHO WAS THE MARKETING GENIUS WHO DECIDED TO RUIN ICE CREAM? I can’t even! Thinking about throwing it in the trash can! I mean…who could be mad about mustard ice cream getting tossed?read more »

Isn’t She Cute?

Isn’t She Cute?

I found this little mermaid while thrifting one day and had to rescue her! She’s signed on the back by the artist who made her into a pin. I have her in my bathroom on a shelf with various other sea creatures! Mermaids are sometimes associated with perilous events such as floods, storms and shipwrecks.…read more »

Just A Little Reminder On A Monday…

Just A Little Reminder On A Monday…

That you are FABULOUS! We often think Monday’s just…well…stink! But maybe if we look at Monday as a fresh start…a new week to make a difference…to be kind…the FIRST day of a GREAT week…well maybe it’ll help our hearts and souls at least! So, let’s put on our positive pants and get ‘er done! YOU…read more »

Light Up The Sky!!!

Light Up The Sky!!!

This photo was taken from my kitchen last night at 9:38pm, shortly after the hurricane warning ended. It shows how the lightning literally makes it look like daytime for a split second! Jeff Hackettread more »

It’s Time!

It’s Time!

ENC, we know the drill. Hurricane Season will be here soon. Now’s the time to prepare! Hurricane Preparedness Week starts on Sunday, May 1st and continues through Saturday, May 7th From the Carteret County Emergency Services: Carteret County Emergency Services encourages residents to plan now for hurricanes by updating their emergency plans and supply kits.…read more »

SO, HOW DID THIS HAPPEN?!?!

SO, HOW DID THIS HAPPEN?!?!

It’s a picture of a big plastic drink container we used for lemonade this past weekend. When it came time to clean it, it was a choice of either the dishwasher or by hand. The easiest, less time consuming option was chosen. Well, when the ding-ding-it’s-done end bell on the dishwasher sounded, it was discovered…read more »

Random Thought

Random Thought

Swims upside down is still swims. By the way, SWIMS shoes are REALLY expensive! And…I’m a cheapskate who would never pay that much for shoes even if water won’t harm the shoes!read more »

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