Bland Simpson shares a taste of his latest book, “North Carolina: Land of Water, Land of Sky,” with photography by his wife and collaborator Ann Cary Simpson as well as Scott Taylor and Tom Earnhardt.
A recently commissioned Coast Guard cutter bears the name of an enlisted Coastguardsman from Carteret County, who received the Silver Star for his heroism during World War II.
In this essay, author and coastal native Bland Simpson pays tribute to Willy Phillips in Columbia, Eddie and Allison Willis on Harkers Island, John Haag on Oak Island and all the other fish house owners past and present along the N.C. coast.
Ours is a breathtaking, water-loving land, and the glories one finds in these wild redoubts are many. The federation’s new travel guide beckons you to ramble afoot, afloat, afield to coastal spots both accessible and off the trodden track.