• Island Insights

    The Good Ole’ Days

    The Good Ole’ Days Because I do a lot of social media (and I do mean A LOT), I have to do the inevitable #TBT (throw back Thursday) post. This usually generates a huge, tickled-pink, response from those folks who…

  • Island Insights

    First Visit…

    First Visit… So, this really amazing thing happens on Ocracoke when folks meet, and start chatting… the inevitable subject of “the first visit” comes up.   It can be overheard almost everywhere, all the time: Guy: “I started coming here…

  • Whimsy

    This Island Loves Whimsy

    This island loves whimsy, and creativity, that’s just all there is to it. Look around the village, and you will find oodles of whimsical, fanciful scenes. My neighbor, Cindy, an artist, has Violet standing in her garden. Violet is a…