By Michael Lay | Wednesday, November 7thIn last week’s entry long-time Outer Banks This Week blog writer Molly Harrison said goodbye to her loyal readers and introduced me as the writer to whom she was handing over the reins. But, you may wonder, who am I and how did I arrive at this moment? My relationship with the Outer Banks began in the autumn of 1993, on a Saturday in mid-November. I was a writer trying to transition into graphic design, and I’d come to interview for the art director position at Insiders’ Guides, a then-small publishing company in Manteo and a precursor to OneBoat. After the interview I stopped for carry-out barbeque at Doug Saul’s, drove over the Washington Baum Bridge to Nags Head, located a beach access, crossed the dune and settled in between two groups of fishing folk. As I dug my toes into warm sand for the first time since I was a small child, I gazed seaward in wonderment. . . . Read More
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