Tag Archives: North Carolina

Wrapping up Wilmington

  The winds offshore have been out of the north for most of the week, so we’ve stuck to Wilmington and haven’t had any shortage of things to keep us busy.  We picked strawberries.  Twice.  And ate strawberry sorbet, strawberry … Continue reading

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I love this sign

We love the image created by this sign.  Self-service by picking and pulling your own auto parts.

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North Carolina BBQ

While based in Wilmington, we’ve embarked on a hunt for eastern North Carolina BBQ.  The closest places are about an hour and a half away.  No matter, that’s not far for good BBQ. The BBQ in this part of the … Continue reading

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USS North Carolina

On our first free morning, we visited USS North Carolina.  She rests in an imposing style on the western shore of the Cape Fear River across from Wilmington.  Launched in 1940 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, she was the fourth … Continue reading

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