||We all went back to the beach that afternoon. I got to ride a boogie
board! That was fun, waiting for the wave to come, then holding on as the
board carried me forward. What a blast!
At one point, I saw something floating in the water, clear and ghostly. I thought it might be some plastic sack washed out of some trash bin. And then it moved. I pointed and asked some other swimmers, "Is that what I think it is?" It was. It was a jellyfish-- a big one, too, the size of a basketball. The other swimmers didn't seem very concerned, but I gave it a wide berth. I ate leftover salad for lunch.
||This one was called Ruby's Treasure. Of all the houses I saw on the Outer Banks, I only saw a couple of garages with doors. Everyone uses carports.|
|This one was called Ballyhannis, named after a town in Ireland. Given the paint scheme, I suspected an Irish family lived there.|
||I think this one was my favorite: The Quarterdeck. I could just imagine the owner strolling the upper decks during a heavy squall, watchman's cap pulled tight over his head, heavy pea coat flapping in the wind...|
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