Monthly Archives: May 2011

Like a Herd of Turtles

What would a warm-weather holiday weekend in Port Aransas be without a turtle release? It doesn’t seem to matter what event we’re commemorating; a turtle release just adds to the celebratory mood. The May 28th release actually was a rescheduling … Continue reading

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Measure Twice, Cut Once

The third Saturday in May, I got up early and went to school: the outdoor area between the Port Aransas High School and the H.G. Olsen Elementary School cafeteria, to be precise. It was the site of the annual high … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary!

Flora Buerger is celebrating the anniversary of Bam Bam Artwares at 403 N. Alister in Port Aransas with an open house, Saturday, May 28th from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. She extends an invitation to help her mark the shop’s first … Continue reading

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Beach report

Don’t fear the Sargassum. Yes, we’ve had copious amounts of the weed lately. Just the other day, the beach was carpeted wall-to-wall with it. But city crews have been busy clearing the shoreline, both along the water and near the … Continue reading

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A Festival for the Five Senses

The third Saturday and Sunday in May, the courtyard at the Tarpon Inn, 200 East Cotter Avenue in Port Aransas, was the site of a festival for the five senses. The 6th Annual ArtFest ran from 10 .am. to 5 … Continue reading

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The Wild Life Gets Wilder

We don’t have a lot of stray cats in our neighborhood but we do have a few. One big bad orange fella in particular has lived here about as long as I have. The issue of fertile stray cats contributing … Continue reading

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Hot Times in the Park

The Saturday before Mother’s Day, the safest place to be in Port Aransas was Roberts Point Park. It was the site of the 6th Annual Coastal Bend Law Enforcement Chili Cook-Off and there more peace officers per square foot than … Continue reading

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