Monthly Archives: August 2011

Cape Carteret & Emerald Isle Survived Hurricane Irene

On Friday, August 27, Hurricane Irene paid us a visit with the outer bands of rain first starting around 5 PM that afternoon. The storm’s winds were howling well before we went to bed that evening.  Irene continued … Continue reading

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Waiting for Irene

After living here on the North Carolina coast for five years, we are finally faced with a serious hurricane. Just how close Hurricane Irene will pass from our area won’t be known until later this week.  At our … Continue reading

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Beautiful morning in the Cove

Finally we are back to some normal weather.  August 15, we got up to a 68F morning temperature.  The first thing that I did was go upstairs and throw some windows open to catch the early morning breeze. … Continue reading

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Swansboro Rules

Some towns have lots of traffic signs.  Swansboro doesn’t, and visitors from out of town sometimes get a little confused. Front Street in Swansboro is in theory a two-way street, but actually only has room for one vehicle … Continue reading

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