USS North Carolina

Today, we got an early start and headed to Wilmington to tour the battleship USS North Carolina. The battleship is fascinating but it was soooo hot on the lower decks. We were the first people there and pretty much had the ship to ourselves in the beginning. I can’t imagine being down there with a bunch of people in the…

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Happy Friday

Yay for Friday and yay for my birthday! Scott went to pick up our nephew so that he could spend the weekend with us. They arrived with a giant bag of sour patch kids and a certificate for me to get a massage. We headed for dinner at Provisions. It’s right on the water and we enjoyed watching the boats…

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See Ya Later Alligator

Sunday morning I went down to the pool to enjoy some sun before our evening plans. When I got down there, someone yelled down to me from their balcony that there was an alligator in the pool! Not going to lie, I kinda got excited. It was a cute little baby alligator (about 2 1/2 feet) so I didn’t think…

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The Outer Banks

This weekend we decided to spend a day driving along the Outer Banks. We left right after work on Friday and headed north. When we got to our stop for the night, we were treated to a pretty sunset. We went for a walk for some ice cream and we went by the Wright Brothers Monument. We got up early…

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Sunny Days

We have had some beautiful weather while we have been here. We have been taking advantage of it by spending lots of time by the pool, walking on the beach, and riding our bikes around town. Here are some pictures from our rides/walks around town. The enjoy watching these boats coming into the port. They are always followed by lots…

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Sunrise and Sunsets

This weekend we got up bright and early to go for a bike ride to see the sunrise. It was a nice cool morning and we were even lucky enough to see dolphins while we were out. After our bike ride we headed back to pack up for a weekend in Rockingham. We were able to have a cookout with…

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Out and About in Southport

We have just finished our first week here in Southport, NC. We have enjoyed taking daily bike rides, including riding to and from work everyday. Funny thing, the surgical tech that is orienting me, went to high school with me. She graduated 2 years before me, but we played on the same softball team. Small world. Here are some pictures…

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