Beach, baby… beach.

In case anyone is wondering… I’m on vacation with family and friends at Emerald Isle, NC.

Regular blogging will continue soon enough.

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11 Comments

  1. Brenda Bowers
    Posted April 3, 2007 at 12:47 pm | Permalink

    Enjoy David. The world can take care of itself for a few days, but you and your wife and family NEED time. BB

  2. Posted April 3, 2007 at 2:49 pm | Permalink

    Visit the kite shop – and have a few cold yuenglings for me!
    Extremely sorry for our absenteeism.

  3. Mike K.
    Posted April 4, 2007 at 3:12 pm | Permalink

    We’ll be doing a family vacation there in July and are looking forward to it. Enjoy and let me know if there are any “local” spots that are must visits. We have a few things in mind but it’s always interesting to hear other people’s thoughts.

  4. tony
    Posted April 5, 2007 at 8:48 am | Permalink

    Hogg and Mike K.,
    Try the Grouper Grandwich at the Ice House Waterfront in Swansboro.
    http://www.icehousewaterfront.com/
    …hope you’re hungry.

  5. dhoggard
    Posted April 5, 2007 at 10:46 am | Permalink

    Found a connection…

    Big Oak Drive In – Salter Path – Shrimp Burger

  6. Posted April 6, 2007 at 7:17 am | Permalink

    I’ll second the Shrimpburger!

  7. tony
    Posted April 6, 2007 at 10:12 am | Permalink

    Hogg,
    That shrimp burger is famous nationwide! It’s take out only and they write your order on the bag. Call them ahead of time and they’ll usually have it ready for you (252-247-2588).
    I believe Oprah flew in to get one.
    Also, if you’re at the Big Oak try Willis’ Seafood Market (across the street) for the freshest seafood available. Ask for Lynn.

  8. tony
    Posted April 6, 2007 at 10:30 am | Permalink

    Here is a link for the Big Oak Drive In.
    http://www.bigoakdrivein.com/

  9. Posted April 6, 2007 at 5:53 pm | Permalink

    Been eatin’ them for years, Tony. Had another one just today. Large… all the way… with onion rings.

    Yuuummmm.

  10. tony
    Posted April 7, 2007 at 12:12 am | Permalink

    Did you get to check out the renovated aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores?
    It’s great!
    We had to park about a half mile away but we really enjoyed it.
    BTW, it’s snowing here.

  11. Mike K.
    Posted April 9, 2007 at 3:21 pm | Permalink

    Thanks for the input and we’re definitely looking forward to seeing the recently renovated aquarium (one of the reasons for choosing this area for our beach trip). Our NC Zoo membership gives us free admission to the aquarium and many other attractions throughout the state and nation. Bonus!