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Squid On Smith Creek | November 29, 2022

A squid… found on the shores of Smith Creek. The shoe gives a reference size… this squid was about a foot long. Sadly, it also prevents the headline “Eight Foot Squid Invades Smith Creek.” (Jim Edwards photo)

Clear Sky PecanCam | November 28, 2022 Turkey Pedal Autumn Leaves | November 25, 2022

Thursday’s Turkey Pedal saw over 300 wheels (150+ bicyclists) go for an easy Thanksgiving morning bike ride around Oriental. (Andrea Bruce photo)

Turkey Helmet | November 23, 2022

The 2022 Turkey Pedal… the Thanksgiving morning bike ride. Get a wee bit of exercise before the calories flow… join the ride, assemble 9a on Hodges by the town dock. Turkey helmet optional. (Laura Turgeon drawing)

Raising The Sail | November 22, 2022

Raising the sails onboard a schooner on the Neuse. Hailing from Drummond Island, Michigan… Schooner Huron Jewel visited Oriental in early November.

Empty Fishing Docks | November 21, 2022

The Garland Fulcher docks are often empty Monday mornings… the boats headed out fishing Sunday afternoon.

Chuck Forrest in the Chuck Fondeaux | November 19, 2022

Chuck Forrest leads the pack of cyclists Saturday in the Chuck Fondeaux.

Huron Jewel Coiled Line | November 18, 2022

A neatly coiled dock line on town dock #2. (Emily Greenberg photo)

Net House Rebuild | November 17, 2022

The Net House – the small building near town dock #2 – is being rebuilt. Its purpose? An information center for visiting sailors. It will house brochures about local attractions and businesses, offer free wifi, have a new porch and shade sail, and seating. (Click for the big view and more.)

Gaskill Seafood in Bayboro | November 16, 2022

Early morning on the Bay River approaching Bayboro.

Markers Down | November 15, 2022

Two markers are down. Whittaker Creek Marker 3A has washed ashore, while a vessel seems to have had a close encounter with Oriental Channel Marker 5. (Dino Harrell and Howard Cheetham photos) Click for the big picture and a contextualized view of #5

Sunrise on the Bay River | November 14, 2022

Sunrise on the Bay River.

PAWS' Greta | November 12, 2022

This is Greta. She was a stray. PAWS (the Pamlico Animal Welfare Society) found her and sent her to the New Lease on Life program for a second chance. Now trained, Greta needs a forever home quickly. Want to meet Greta? Call Kathy at 703-819-8835. (Click and scroll for more pics and info)

Still Evening @ Oriental's Harbor | November 12, 2022

A still autumn evening on Oriental’s harbor.

Billy's Piglet November Update | November 10, 2022

America’s hardest workin’ grocer is back… it’s the Billy Flockhart November Piglet update.

Gull Conference On Smith Creek | November 8, 2022

Gull overlooks convention attendees. The assembly was on a Smith Creek dock. (Cindy Belangia photo)

Subtropical Storm Nicole Tuesday 4a | November 8, 2022

Subtropical Storm Nicole, the 4a Tuesday update. The forecast track has moved inland, minimizing the impact on Eastern NC. Nicole is also forecast to arrive sooner – the impact on NC would all be on Friday.

Subtropical Storm Nicole Monday 5p | November 7, 2022

Subtropical Storm Nicole, the 5p Monday update. Tropical storm conditions expected Saturday, but Nicole will move through eastern NC relatively quickly.

Subtropical Storm Nicole Declared | November 7, 2022

Subtropical Storm Nicole was declared @ 5a this morning. If the forecast track stays at it is, we would see tropical storm conditions late Friday & into Saturday.

Classic Fairlead | November 6, 2022

Fairlead on a classic wood Chris Craft

Dan Beck Evening Stroll | November 5, 2022

Evening Stroll by Dan Beck. Beck is a contemporary impressionist. Meet the artist, and view his work, today at The Village Gallery from 2-5p.

Huron Jewel visits Oriental | November 4, 2022

Schooner Huron Jewel visits Oriental all day Friday, at Town Dock #2. This is the bow sprit view of the 78’ vessel. (Emily Greenberg photo)

Earl's Girl from Goose Creek | November 3, 2022

A fender sits on the deck (with other fishing gear) of the small fishing trawler Earl’s Girl. (Click for the big view and more)

MV Bucket List | November 2, 2022

Ranger Tug Bucket List visiting from Canada. This Ranger Tug has been through the canals in Ontario. Now, it’s visiting Oriental on the way south to Florida. (Click for the big pic and more)

Bayboro Plant Piling | November 1, 2022

On the creek in Bayboro. A plant has found a foothold. (Click for the full view)

Witches' Crawl 2022 | October 30, 2022

Yolanda Cristiani as the witch Winifred Sanderson. She led the witches – little and big – in Saturday’s Witches’ Crawl. (Click for the big view. Scroll for more Saturday night witches.)

Great Egret On Greens Creek | October 30, 2022

At the headwaters of Greens Creek, a Great Egret takes in the scene.

It's Wet | October 29, 2022

Some mornings look like this. Saturday served up one of those mornings.