End of November 2018

The holiday season is upon us.  It is the end of November and I decided to practice taking pictures around the neighborhood. The last few mornings  the sky been clear. so on the 28th of November I decided to set up my tripod and see if I can capture the moon.  I used my  Nikon…

Thanksgiving 2018

This is my first Thanksgiving being retired.  It was frigid weekend in the Northeast.  My boys were going skiing in Colorado for a week.  They were leaving on “Black Friday”.  They were heading to Breckenridge Ski Resort, which has a 38 inches base with 66 trails open.  I hope they are having a great time. Note: I…

Sailing on the Neuse River

The 30th of October would probably be the last time I get to go sailing this year.  I was hoping on sailing more during the month of October, but that didn’t happen.  October was busy month and probably the best time for doing anything in North Carolina.  The evenings are cool, and days are sunny…

Sunset Emerald Isle

My wife Michele was in Raleigh for three days this week for business.  Her company had meeting in their Morrisville office.  You know the old saying, “while the cat’s away, the mice will play”.  Or “when the person who is in charge of a place is not there, and the people there behave badly“.  I took…

Columbus Day Weekend 2018

Columbus Day Weekend was on October 5 thru 8th in 2018.  Michele already took the Friday off, and I am retire so it doesn’t matter to me. I was busy cleaning up after Hurricane Florence, which made landfall at 14 September at 07:15 A.M. EDT  just south of Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina as a Category 1…

Timber!

Because of Hurricane Florence, I had to cut down a 56 years old Tall Pine Tree.  How did I know it was was 56 year old?  I counted the rings, I hate to see the tree go, but it was close to my house and if it felt, it would taken a corner of my…