Everything is fine; we've just been busy! This will be a short post for now.
We had 3 full days at the Pea Island Visitor's Center yesterday. One day, visitors came in and reported a "large, dead fish on the shore", so I called the appropriate person and then had to go see for myself (naturally, nosy me).
Across the road from the Visitor Center are the dunes, so you have to climb up the dunes and down the other side to the ocean and shore. I wasn't sure what the dead creature was. It reminded me of a small whale, but calves should be bigger (and I figured gone from the area) by now. I have found out since that it is a dwarf sperm whale and they only get to be about 10 feet long. It has been taken in for an autopsy.
And when I DO get a chance to get online, I have had lots and lots of emails from snowmobilers asking me when I'm going to start doing the trail reports or why haven't I updated, etc. I've tried to email all of them back and remind them that I'm not involved, so please spread the I don't do the trail reports (not any of them) anymore.
So that is it for now. This is our first day off in a while so we are playing catch up with laundry, shopping and the like. We had HOPED to go to Cape Hatteras and on to Ocracoke tomorrow, but there is an 80% chance of rain. The next good day doesn't look to be till Wednesday...fortunately we are off that day!!
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