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Happy Monday! 

What’s that?  ….I sound a little too chipper for a Monday afternoon?

…Well I suppose you’re right.  I’m not usually in such high spirits on a Monday.  This good mood can only be attributed to one of two reasons:

A: I am still enjoying the bliss that is summer vacation, and in complete denial of the impending return to work in the fall (sorry kids)

or

B: I just returned from a week-long beach vacation with great friends

Here’s a hint:

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Technically, both are true, but this post is referring to a recent vacation in Salvo, NC.  My first trip to the outer banks was an incredible one.  Great weather, good food, drinks, and friends.  While I didn’t take as many pictures as I had planned, I came home with a good sampling of images that represent the overall experience.  Take a look:

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Pit stops at the Weeping Radish brewery, and Outer Banks Brewing Station

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Witnessing the amazingly clear night sky after dark.  No street lights here, so the stars were incredibly bright.  I wish we could have stayed for the recent meteor shower!

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Waking painfully early to watch the breath-taking sunrise over the water.  Well worth the effort.

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Swinging by the “Scotch Bonnet” for some delicious fudge and saltwater taffy.

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And finally, snapping a few shots of the largest lighthouse in the nation (Mrs Wynn, Mrs. Gillem… this is for you)!

Overall, the trip to the Outer Banks was more than I could have imagined.  I’m looking forward to a return trip very, very soon!

Take a look at the rest of my photos below and have a happy Monday!  Please excuse me while I savor this post-vacay bliss just a bit longer…

-Evan