Just the other morning I was remembering the mid-March blizzard of 1980. The temperature dropped into the single digits during the night, and the power went off. We kept warm by huddling in front of the wood stove. The next day we awoke to several feet of snow.
This year is quite different. Below is one of the beautiful tulips that are blooming in my yard.
Our latest Ocracoke Newsletter is the story of the Civil War on the Outer Banks, Josephus Daniels, Jr, Secretary of the Navy during WWI, and his connection to Ocracoke. You can read it here: http://www.villagecraftsmen.com/news022112.htm.