Yesterday's post was timely, and a tad ironic.
Just a few hours after posting "Shells on the Pavement" I had an opportunity to join friends for a walk on the beach. Fran & Phil are from Memphis, and they mentioned that they needed to take their rental car to Jimmy's Garage to get a flat tire fixed.
You guessed it -- they had run over a broken clam shell on Highway 12, and it was embedded between the treads, causing a not-so-slow leak. Here is a photo:
Our latest Ocracoke Newsletter is the story of the "Joe Bell" flower. You can read it here: http://www.villagecraftsmen.com/news012112.htm.