After Hurricane Irene in September, 2011, I went to the beach with family and friends, collecting seashells. Amy walked up to me with an armful of whelk shells she had gathered in the surf. Suddenly a small octopus emerged from the opening of one shell.
Lachlan, of course, was fascinated.
This enchanting critter quickly swan away in search or another shell to hide in.
Our latest Ocracoke Newletter is the story of Augustus Cabarrus, early inlet pilot, and the present day d'Oelsnitz family. Click here to read the Newsletter: Ocracoke...The French Connection.