07/24/09

Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum offers free summer activities

Island quilting traditions, canvasback decoy construction, the Civil War on Hatteras Island, children’s crafts, stories by the sea, maritime heritage speakers and even a birthday party for Blackbeard are some of the free activities at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum (www.graveyardoftheatlantic.com) in Hatteras village for this summer. Continue reading


02/24/09

Gee Gee's Review of “The Story of Edgar Sawtelle” by David Wroblewski.

If you haven’t yet read “The Story of Edgar Sawtelle” go do that right now. Then come back and be overjoyed that author Wroblewski has announced the book will be part of a trilogy.

“Edgar” is a deeply affecting story of a family in Wisconsin farm country that breeds dogs. The Sawtelles are dogs bred for personality, not conformation or hunting talent or show. Continue reading