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A Million Little Pieces Of My Mind

North Carolina

By: Paul S. Cilwa Viewed: 6/20/2024
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Topics: #Places #NorthCarolina
All about my visits to the Tarheel State.
North Carolina state flag

The Tarheel State (and what the heck is a "tarheel", anyway?) is smack dab in the middle of the country's eastern coast, and I-95 runs right through it. So I've been there many times, in many trips taken up and down the coast. And yet I haven't really been inspired to take a lot of photos there. My pal Chris and I drove through it in 1969 on our way from Fort Lauderdale to Vermont. But so far I've made only one vacation there, and that was with my family in 1984.

Easter Eggs at Nags Head

By: Paul S. Cilwa Occurred: 4/22/1984
Posted: 3/22/2022
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Topics: #NagsHead #EasterEggHunt
Our yearly Easter celebration consists only and entirely of an Easter Egg hunt, in pretty clothes, for the photo op.

Each Easter since the kids were little, I've taken them someplace visually interesting to stage an Easter Egg hunt. Mary and I would dress them in their new Easter outfits, which would serve as their "good" outfits (for birthday parties, for example) for the next year. This year, with things going pretty well for us financially, we decided to take a vacation in North Carolina's Outer Banks, specifically near Kitty Hawk, so I could show the kids where the first airplane flew.

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