Last Sunday, Motor Man and I headed to the Outer Banks to have a look at the beach following Winter Storm Helena. The main highways had been treated, and, for the most part, weren’t hazardous. That isn’t to say, though, that we didn’t travel through some “dicey” sections between home and the beach.
The Outer Banks didn’t get nearly the snowfall that we did at home, but it’s somewhat unusual to see snow on the dunes.
You could say that we had the beach to ourselves. And, by the way, notice how wide the beach is? During the storm, the ocean was nearly up to the dune line.
But, we didn’t go to the beach just to see snow….we went to see “my” horses. And we weren’t disappointed: we saw 31, including this one, obviously paying no heed to the nearby sign.
And this “Black Beauty”.
And I realize that the Christmas season is over, but I just couldn’t resist….(volume up)
Ever wonder what it’s like to go four-wheelin’ over the dunes? Here’s a Go-Pro clip, and let me just say that it appears much smoother here on this video than it is in real life.