Monthly Archives: January 2013

A January Boat Ride

January is not a particularly tough month here on the coast of North Carolina.  One of my few concessions to winter is that I wear cotton socks inside my crocs.  The crocs still have plenty of ventilation, but I get … Continue reading

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Winter By The Gut

Most people have never heard of a piece of water being called a “gut”.  I first saw the term used when I visited Newfoundland in the early seventies.  There I found places on the map like Famish Gut, Grand River … Continue reading

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Warm Winter Weekend in January

Some people do not believe me when I tell them about the first January that we spent along North Carolina’s Southern Outer Banks.  That winter I kept track of the number of hours that the temperature was below 32F.  The … Continue reading

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