Hunter’s Moon

October’s full moon is known as the Hunter’s Moon, though it has many other nicknames by different cultures. It is also the smallest moon of the year. The moon in October goes by many difference names depending your location. Traditional names for the full moon often reflect local environment and history. Example: Old Farmer’s Almanac,…

Atlantic Beach, North Carolina

For the first week of October, it been warm, correction, very warm in Eastern North Carolina. The entire Southeast of the United States been in a massive heat wave. So on Thursday, the 3rd of October, I took the dogs to beach when my wife got off work. The water temperature at Atlantic Beach is…

First Day of Fall

I decided to take a ferry boat ride to capture the first day of fall in 2019. I took the ferry boat from Minnesott Beach to Cherry Branch. I am trying to do some Astronomical Photography, so I spend the night in Oriental, NC for the dark sky. It’s a work in progress. The picture…

Harvest Moon

September Full Moon is called a Harvest Moon. The Harvest Moon is the Full Moon nearest the September equinox, which occurs on September 23rd in 2019. We haven’t had clear evenings in Eastern North Carolina lately. In the beginning of the month, Hurricane Dorian make it present known. I did’t get chance to see the Full Moon in August either, and…

Taylor Creek Sailing Trip

For the last weekend in July, the weather was perfect.  The first 3 weeks in July it been hot and humid in Eastern North Carolina.  A cold front push down from Canada and brought cooler temperatures and lower humid to Eastern North Carolina.  The lows for the weekends were forecast to be in high sixties. …