Log of our third trip of 2018
September 20-29, 2018
Dad, Toodledip Wooozle and Odo
15,971 End 17,418 - 1447 miles
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few months ago I stopped at the New Kent rest area off I-64 just
east of Raleigh, North Carolina. I slept about four hours
in the caddy. About fifteen spaces away was parked a
Roadtrek 190 all buttoned up. I sure would have liked
Well! This time I was the Roadtrek. I was all
buttoned up. And I slept like a baby!
first trip to the condo shows the new box fits nicely in a condo
spot. OK, it fits though.
Hurricane Florence came through southern North Carolina about a
week before. While causing some minor leaks, the condo
stood up to tropical storm force winds and water.
The beach came out nicely! Look at the new sand!
Before the storm the steps were new, having been replaced after
a nor'easter tore them off. There was no sand on the
That's not to say there was no damage. Many of the
Oceanside Drive homes had their pools filled in again.
and Odo would like to offer their sincere thanks to the people
of Avon, North Carolina for putting up so many new pee poles.
Through diligent work and applied effort they managed to baptize
at least 0.01 percent of them. That would mean they peed
on a couple hundred poles.
be dragons on this here beach!!!!
is called "a three mile walk in soft sand I need a nappy" nappy
Our walks, north and south:
We were walking on the beach only an hour watching this storm
drifting in. Started pouring as we were washing off.
version of the three mile nappy!
Under the rainbow!
The ocean brought us a coconut! Note: There are no
palm trees in North Carolina to speak of. These normally
are washed in from far to the south.
Take a look here:
How did piles of Haiti’s trash end up on NC
beaches? Hurricane Florence is a suspect
By Mark Price
September 25, 2018 01:37 PM
Hurricane Florence is being blamed for piles of
trash from Haiti and the Dominican Republic found
strewn across miles of North Carolina beaches.
That’s an 1,100 mile trip across the Atlantic.
Residents of North Topsail Beach began posting
photos of the mysterious trash on Facebook over the
weekend, noting brightly colored products labeled in
Spanish and French were now lodged in the sand.
North Topsail Beach firefighter Bradley Thomas
Dixon told McClatchy he expected the record-setting
storm to spread trash across Topsail Island’s
beaches, but was “shocked to find the majority came
from another country.“
Read more here:
It was 86 and so very humid when I left. I came back to 48
degrees! Brrrr! Pulled out the snow thrower and
procured ten gallons of gas. Let it snow!
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