Migratory ground

We call Bogue Banks an island but “sandbar” is probably a more accurate term. Bogue Banks is no more than a large collection of sand just slightly off the coast of North Carolina. Sandbars are migratory ground; they move as wind and waves affect them. While that motion may be fine on an undeveloped island like … More Migratory ground


The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) is sponsoring a Fly-In at Beaufort tomorrow (May 21). They make note that the Crystal Coast is one wonderful place in describing why folks should fly to Michael J Smith Field Airport (KMRH). That’s KMRH just off the wingtip. Among the great “stuff” mentioned by AOPA, one will … More Fly-in

Go Fly A Kite

What happens when someone is told to “go fly a kite” on the Crystal Coast’s beaches in early May? That’s apparently what happened with the fellow on the right … Picture credit: the Flying Catnap Early May is an excellent time to enjoy the weather on Bogue Banks with plenty of sunshine, average lows around … More Go Fly A Kite

Loggerhead Odyssey at the Aquarium

The North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores (there are three other sites at Roanoke Island, Fort Fisher, and Jennette’s Pier) will be featuring loggerhead sea turtles this summer. Picture credit: Brian Gratwicke The Aquarium has finished renovating the Loggerhead Odyssey exhibit and will be highlighting the turtles this summer. There  is more planned than just the exhibits inside … More Loggerhead Odyssey at the Aquarium