It was another gorgeous day in North Carolina. It was 70 degrees in New Bern. I drove to different parts of the Croatan Forest to take the dogs for a walk. But the trails were closed. It could be because of the government shutdown, or because the clean up process for Hurricane Florence are still ongoing (Hurricane Florence made landoff in September 2018). The best I can do was to take the dogs to the local dog park and let them run around. I did decide to go to Bridgeton to capture the sun setting over New Bern. I used my Nikon D7100 camera with the Nikon Nikkon DX AF-S 55-300mm 4.5-5.6 GED len.