A Winter Kitten

I’ve always thought there were two kinds of people when it came to the pet world. There were cat people, like my sister, Liz, whom I kind-of-affectionately call “the crazy cat lady.” She actually [...]

She is the Egg Mom

Evelyn Rollason slips on her colorful chicken boots and heads to the henhouse with a wire basket and a container full of salad scraps tucked under her arm. Her babies, as she likes to call them, [...]

Raising Bees by the Sea

Beekeepers come from all walks of life. They are coaches, teachers, artists. It doesn’t really matter what their profession is – the bees call to them, drawing them into their sweet world in the [...]

A Festival of Flight: Wings Over Water

When Kenn Kaufman first visited the Outer Banks in 1973, he and a friend hitchhiked to get here, hoping to spot some rare birds that had been reported in the area. He was 19 at the time, but the [...]

It’s Turtle Season

With record number of sea turtle nesting this year, please be mindful and respectful of their locations. It is mostly common sense and “wildlife courtesy,” but these 5 Ls sum up much [...]

Fins Up!

A day on the water with Outer Banks Center for Dolphin Research On a sunny, breezy day toward the end of May, a pontoon boat bounces across the whitecaps on the Roanoke Sound, heading south from [...]

Gas Up With Goat Goat

White’s gas station at the foot of the Virginia Dare Memorial Bridge in Manns Harbor may look like your run-of-the-mill pit stop. It has all the makings: gas, snacks, drinks, and even some [...]

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