Total-ity Lunacy

Total-ity Lunacy August 21, 2017 “All that is now, And all that is gone, And all that’s to come, And everything under the Sun is in tune – But the Sun is eclipsed by the Moon” (Roger Waters – Pink Floyd)   Click any picture for a high-res version.  Click …

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Pilot Mountain NC

First Day Hike at Pilot Mountain NC January 1, 2017 “Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting – So… get on your way!”  Dr. Seuss You are probably aware by now that we live near the southeast coast of North Carolina.  But we both grew up a few hours …

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A New Christmas Tradition

A New Christmas Tradition December 25, 2016 – Topsail Island, NC When thinking about “Holiday Traditions” one might conjure up visions of brightly decorated trees, a flickering Menorah, or tables laden with holiday fare.  You may have your own family traditions; which have been passed down through decades or generations.  …

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Picture a Different Myrtle Beach

Picture a Different Myrtle Beach Authored by Glhow June 28, 2014 Myrtle Beach South Carolina is one of the most visited vacation destinations in the Southeast. If you love white sandy beaches, golf, outlet shopping, and endless buffets spiced with a bit of Southern charm – then Myrtle Beach is …

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Barbados Wildlife Encounters

Barbados Wildlife Encounters February 2016 If you recall, we spent a week on the beautiful Caribbean island of Barbados last month.  If you haven’t yet read our “introductory” post of the many adventures and wonderful people we encountered, feel free to check it out here.  Take your time – we’ll …

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Hanging With Hangar 18 Props

Backstage at NC Comicon Durham Convention Center, Nov 14-16, 2014     Copyright, Hangar 18 Props (Note – this is a “slightly updated” repost of a story we first published in December 2014.  We’re tossing it back out to support our friends at Hangar 18 and Camelot Productions as they …

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Bridges to Bridgetown

Bridges to Bridgetown Our Barbados Adventures – Introduction February 2016   The second half of February is known as “Silly Season” here at Frog Pond Farm – and for good reason.  During a period of two weeks; we have Valentines Day, Mardi Gras, Glhow’s birthday, AND our wedding anniversary to …

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Again the Sound of Silent Wings

Cape Fear Raptor Center – Fall 2015 “Her lengthen’d shade when Ev’ning flings, from mountain-cliffs and forests green, sailing slow on silent wings”   Ann Radcliffe, “The Romance of the Forest” – 1791.   You could be forgiven for missing it – because just like Fate, it will sneak up on …

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Picture Sea Turtles Swimming Free

 Picture Sea Turtles Swimming Free October 2, 2014 – Surf City, North Carolina   Those of you who follow “Picture The South” may recall our July 2014 visit to the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center in Surf City, North Carolina. We were amazed by that trip on …

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