Oyster tongers

A handful of oyster tongers were joined by a sailboat this morning off Washington Street. Peaceful start to the work week.

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Pelicans. Plenty of pelicans.

This photo doesn’t do the pelican population justice. Drivers were pulling over to get out of their vehicles and watch hundreds of pelicans feeding yesterday at this spot near Buccaneer State Park. Quite a show on a beautiful day.

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Enjoy your weekend

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No-Petty-Politics Thursday

How about a nice rainbow instead?

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Flash Flood Friday

Happily, we made it to the weekend, but sadly the forecast is awful. Rain has me captive again today with a spoiled dog who wants to walk. Turn up the dehumidifier and hope for the best. Stay safe.

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Cloud 5

I’ve said it before: One of the reasons I never get tired of my morning walk is that every day is different. Lately we’ve been treated to some spectacular cloud formations. Here are a few from recent mornings.  

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Heat advisory today

Severe weather alert issued by the National Weather Service for Hancock County HEAT ADVISORY FROM 10AM  UNTIL 7PM TUESDAY.  THE COMBINATION OF HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S AND HIGH HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL RESULT IN AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 105 TO 110 DEGREES TODAY. PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THESE OPPRESSIVE CONDITIONS COULD RESULT…

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Welcome to summer

Solstice and full moon both fall on June 20 for the first time since 1967, aka the Summer of Love. Source: earthsky.org. Cayenne peppers. Source: My window box.

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Heat advisory today & Friday

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a heat advisory for Hancock County from 11 a.m. today until 7 p.m. Friday. Heat index values of 105 to 110 degrees are forecast for both days. TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS… IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN POSSIBLE… RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR…

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Breakfast bar

Enjoy the weekend.

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