Why plans on Ocracoke are always tentative -- Yesterday Jude and her family left the island at 4 o'clock in the afternoon and went to Hatteras to see a movie. After the show, they arrived at Hatteras Inlet for the 9 pm ferry, but everything was fogged in. They finally got home at 11 am today, after spending the night in the ferry line.
On a similar note, a round trip for a dental appointment in Nags Head always takes a minimum of seven hours. But, of course, a trip to the beach is only 5 minutes!