Saturday, July 24, 2010


Yesterday I posted a link to a video of my dancing man. Bisse Bowman, who took the video, also sent me the link to her gallery of Ocracoke photos. I thought our readers might enjoy seeing them. Just click on the link below:

Our latest Ocracoke Newsletter is the story of the 1913 wreck of the George W. Wells. You can read it here:


  1. Anonymous2:41 PM

    wow this is fantastic. often one visits flicker and there are no captions mere images some best said are breathtaking but one/the viewer has no context as there is no caption -- the link you provided tells the viewer something and that is wonderful love the lime green pump. can you give us the scoop on hand pumps and how they function I do recall a bit a while back on hand pumps but a lime green hand pump such whimsy please the down and dirty on hand pumps oops that does not sound right

  2. The lime green pitcher pump in the photo (here is a direct link to the picture: was originally connected to the drinking water cistern (where rain water from the roof was collected).

    You can read about installing a pitcher pump to ground water here: