How does one almost hide a battleship?  The same way you hide a cruise ship here.

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I almost passed the USS North Carolina (built in Brooklyn) afloat on the Cape Fear here without seeing it and

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some Assateague ponies dashed ahead only a few minutes away, judging by the tracks and some other traces that still “steamed,” but

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it wasn’t my day to see ponies, or much else except this beautful marsh with egret.  Lots of businesses on Chincoteague with Pegasus in the name.

All fotos by Will Van Dorp.  What is the origin of the name “Cape Fear,” great movie and evocative place name?  Assateague?  Answers tomorrow.

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