October 5, 2017 full harvest moon over the Atlantic Ocean. The closest full moon to the fall equinox. The first harvest moon in October since 2009. The next one will be 2020. As the moon rose over the ocean it was bright enough to see all the fisherman on the Avon Fishing Pier. It lit… Continue reading Full Harvest Moon over the Atlantic Ocean
Maria is moving off the coast this evening September 27, 2017. I went for an adventure through Avon and Buxton at high tide just before sunset tonight. There is still a ton of standing water and little to no beach. The water line seems to be receding somewhat. I heard Hatteras Village was hit pretty… Continue reading Hurricane Maria Sunset, Cape Hatteras National Seashore
Just the beginning of Hurricane Maria’s destruction to Hatteras Island. South Avon today September 26,2017 just after high tide. The high tide late night/early tomorrow morning is going to be rough. Stay safe everyone 🙏.
Meet Joe Falk, owner of this 1960 4WD Rolls Royce beach buggy! It took him 5 years to rebuild it 4WD. While I was taking a drive to Cape Point to check on Shelly Island tonight, I ran into Joe in his 4WD Rolls, what a car! Joe is also the owner of Nascar #33… Continue reading Rolls Royce Cruisin Cape Point, Shelly Island Sunset, Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Pre Hurricane Maria
Hurricane Jose at high tide on Hatteras Island today September 19, 2017. Route 12 is closed due to the dune breach at Mirlo Beach in Rodanthe. The Avon Fishing Pier staying strong in the beat down of Jose. Stay safe everyone.
I rode my bike to the harbor this evening to watch the sunset over Pamlico Sound. Temperatures are in the the low 70’s and low humidity with no wind. The slick calm harbor was reflective of the wicked sunset. The island is still off grid running on generators while the cable lines are spliced and… Continue reading Avon Harbor Sunset, Ghost Town Mid Tourist Season, August 2, 2017, Off Grid, Power Outage 2017
“It’s a cruel and random world, but the chaos is all so beautiful.” Hiromu Arakawa Today July 30, 2017 was quite unusual on Hatteras Island. A north east wind was blowing at 20 mph with 70 degree temperatures. It is rare to see fall like weather this early in the summer. The mandatory evacuation for… Continue reading Cape Point Sunset, July 30, 2017, Buxton, Hatteras Island, North Carolina, Power Outage 2017, Mandatory Evacuation, Locals Only