So many times, I hear people complain about how much they hate Jacksonville, and while I can relate when it comes to talking about the main drag in town where every other building is a "buy-here, pay-here" car lot, a tattoo parlor, a strip club, or a pool hall, the rest of this area of NC is absolutely beautiful! Not many people can drive 10-20 mins. and be at the beach, eating at a restaurant overlooking the ocean. So I choose to see the blessings in living in a not-so-desirable military town.
Our view at dinner a few weeks ago: