I did a post a long time ago about the Outer Banks of North Carolina more about purchasing a home or condo but here I want to tell you more about the vacation time, what we have done there and why we like the OBX (Outer Banks) time away.
We use to go camping at least once a year, sure it was nice to get away and live in the mini house called the travel trailer. At first it was fun but over time I personally became restless after a few days and wasn’t much fun after that. We ended up not taking vacations and would do the stay home work vacations like building a barn and finally building our first pond which is where this whole website started from.
Then our neighbors asked if we wanted to go on vacation with them, explained what it all entailed and we went to check it out, wow I’ve never felt so relaxed, at ease and not have a care in the world for a vacation as we did when we went with them to OBX.
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Every now and then you may see something strange in the middle of the field, yard or driveway. At first it looks like a big ole rock that wasn’t there before. This happened a couple years ago to me coming up the drive from work and I just to myself “where did that come from?”
As it turns out I went back down the drive to pick up the rock and it was gone, did I bump it with the tire and it roll off into the weeds? I got to looking for it and found the rock had legs, and a tail and a pointy mouth. Yep a snapping turtle. These guys look like they came from the prehistoric dinosaur era.
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With a little bit of warm weather wild life begins to start. I know we have been talking about the geese in the past couple posts but we’ll leave them alone, sitting on the eggs this week.
When you start hearing the chirping just about all hours of the day and into the night it is most likely the toads starting off the season in their mating ritual. It is always a good sound hearing them cause you know the weather is warming up to stay and they seem to know it.
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