Sunset…

Monday, June 17th, 2013

Ho Hum, said the photographer, I tire of taking pictures of sunsets, I have lived here for years and have seen too many. I replied: The day I no longer marvel  at and photograph sunsets you can put me in the grave because I will already be dead.  

Love is in the air…

Sunday, June 16th, 2013

June brides and weddings…. I smiled at three couples taking vows on the beach as I took my afternoon walk. It is also nesting season for local shorebirds. A  least tern male wooed his mate with a shiny fish. She took her time, but eventually, she said “yes.” I guess humans still dance to nature’s […]

Sea Grapes

Saturday, June 8th, 2013

I was lost in thoughts but you stopped me   with green leaves and pendulous fruit against a bright blue sky. You cared nothing for me, a rambler in the dunes, trying to regain her sense of  calm. You held fast to the shifting sands, effortlessly creating beauty and somehow shared your peace.  

Gulls, gulls and more gulls

Friday, January 14th, 2011

I know we have all heard the saying, “birds of a feather flock together,” but I now have proof positive that it is true! Every year in January, I attend the Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival in Titusville, Florida. One of the field trips advertised during the event is the Gull Fly-in at Daytona […]

Christmas Eve – Talking to the Animals

Friday, December 24th, 2010

I remember each Christmas, a delightful story told to me when I was a child. According to the legend, at midnight on Christmas Eve, animals were able to speak to us with human voices. How I wished I could stay up to witness this miracle, but a good little girl needed to be tucked in […]

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