Hurricane Arthur: July 3-4, 2014: Overview of our earliest recorded hurricane

Hurricane Arthur: July 3-4, 2014: Overview of our earliest recorded hurricane  As with any serious weather event, there always has to be a little humor to off-balance things..in Arthur's case, we enjoyed the photo of "Hurricane Arthur's Clean Up Crew" so much that we wanted to include it here.  Ivy is a service dog for a friend on the Outer Banks, and has her own Facebook page: Through Ivy's "Eye: A Guide Dogs Story.   Severe Weather Eastern NC on Facebook: NC Culture has so much respect for [more]

NC's Fourth of July for 2014..a small selection for fun!

NC's Fourth of July for 2014..a small selection for fun!Keith Green with New Bern, NC   MOREHEAD CITY, NC  Morehead City Fireworks July 5th 2014 from NishFuts Productions on Vimeo. Town of Waxhaw Town of Waxhaw on Facebook   Transylvania Bounty Transylvania Bounty on Facebook Duck race!   GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN Grandfather Golf and Country Club Fireworks from Nelson Aerials on Vimeo.   Richard Mathis Photography on [more]

Mountains and Piedmont Photo Roundup, July 4, 2014

Mountains and Piedmont Photo Roundup, July 4, 2014David Hill Photos on Facebook Hwy 321, between Boone, NC and Elizabethton, TN   ImageCarolina.net ImageCarolina.net on Facebook Grassy Ridge, Roan Mountain From Wikipedia: "The mountain is clad in a dense stand of Southern Appalachian spruce-fir forest, and includes the world's largest natural rhododendron garden, and the longest stretch of grassy bald in the Appalachian range."   Mark VanDyke [more]

Coastal Photo Roundup, July 4, 2014

Coastal Photo Roundup, July 4, 2014Phil Mancuso on Artists Websites Phil Mancuso Photography on Facebook South end view from Wrightsville Beach, NC   North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores on Facebook The following photo just caught so many hearts...who knew that horseshoe crabs were so small?  Horseshoe crabs have a preference for shallow ocean water, and a recent population decrease has been noticed.  [more]