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
Today, October 10, 2016 the local islanders woke up to the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. Still a ton of water and flooding on the island. A bunch of trees down and debris across the road from Pamlico sound flooding. I drove around Avon Village and down Route 12 early afternoon. As I reached the Cape… Continue reading Aftermath of Hurricane Matthew on Hatteras Island
October 8, 2016 Hurricane Matthew arrived to Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Although October eighth was not bad with flooding and high winds. Early morning October ninth the winds started blowing 80-100 mph on the Outer Banks. My daughter and I were awoken by our home shaking and the wind howling at the windows. The wind… Continue reading Hurricane Matthew Hammers Hatteras Island.
Today was pretty wonderful. The sandbar outside my house was firing this evening while the clouds rolled in from the offshore storm. Nature is so sublime here on the island. It is like watching God paint a different magnificent canvas daily! Some local entertainment in my backyard!
High tide this evening brought the Atlantic ocean onto route 12 once again. The cool color contrasts of the sky with the reflections of the ocean and sunset made for a eerie picturesque photo shoot with the Cape Hatteras Motel’s. Although it is sad to see the coastal erosion at this narrow piece of the… Continue reading Angry Atlantic ocean meets route 12 once again at sunset, Cape Hatteras Motels, April 17, 2016
Yesterday evening while the sun was setting, there was a ton of neat light shining on Hatteras Island. A cold front came through today and brought the temperatures down into the low thirties. I decided to drive south to the Frisco Pier with my daughter, I am so glad we did. The colors of the… Continue reading Frisco Pier cold front sunset, April 5, 2016