The Gray Man of Hatteras

 , By Caroline
on Saturday, August, 27 2011 06:03:53 pm   , 231 words  
Categories: Uncategorized , 41519 views

With Hurricane Irene battering the coast of North Carolina it brings to mind The Gray Man of Hatteras, a ghost that is said to appear foreshadowing approaching hurricanes. The legend is that a man dressed in grey clothes walks along the Cape Hatteras shore between Cape Point and the Hatteras Lighthouse warning of approaching hurricanes more »

Wildflowers: Spiderworts

 , By Ronald Howard Livingston
on Wednesday, August, 10 2011 06:37:43 pm   , 1075 words  
Categories: Uncategorized , 54218 views

Spiderwort is a rather peculiar name for a flowering plant, and explanations for it differ from one reference to another. The genus name (Tradescantia) is in honor of John Tradescan, Senior, head gardener for King Charles I of England. more »

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