Monthly Archives: September 2011

Wings Over Port A — Pirate Island update

Here’s a schedule of events for the Parrot Heads of Port Aransas Wings Over Port A — Pirate Island: Friday, Oct. 7 Registration open 3 p.m.-8 p.m. in the lobby of the Dunes condos at Lantana Drive. Beach party with … Continue reading

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Wings Over Port A – Pirate Island

The weekend of “phun” scheduled for October 7 to 9, 2011 includes a beach bonfire and cookout, two brunches, a party with entertainment by Jerry Diaz and Hanna’s Reef, pirate garb (an event T-shirt), pirate booty (a goodie bag), plus … Continue reading

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DC Sandman’s creations on display

DC Sandman tells me that his sandcastle creations are now at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, and that he’s on the Corpus Christi Convention and Visitors Bureau Web site. Sure enough, check out the cool sanding slide show … Continue reading

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Cyclists conquer the coast

This was an interesting sight: hundreds of cyclists descending on Port Aransas Saturday, Sept. 24. It was the 8th Annual Conquer the Coast bike ride, a 68-mile ride that began at Whataburger Field in Corpus Christi, climbed the Harbor Bridge … Continue reading

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GGCFC, Round Two

Round Two of the Great Great Crested Flycatcher Caper: apparently there was a second hummingbird that had gotten trapped on the screened-in deck and had been hiding during Saturday’s rescue mission. When I discovered him yesterday, I was glad that … Continue reading

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Further adventures with Port A wildlife

I’m calling this one the Great Great Crested Flycatcher Caper. I didn’t realize when I screened in my back deck that I’d wind up with my own personal aviary. But that’s what I had when not one but two Great … Continue reading

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Sand sculptures need new home

DC Sandman has been exhibiting his sand sculptures for 18 years at Cut Off Rd. and Alister (in front of what is now Avery’s Kitchen) but they have been getting vandalized lately. So he’s looking for a new location. Ideas? … Continue reading

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Oh what a beautiful morning

Sunrise on the beach.

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They’re here!

Get those hummingbird feeders out, folks. The little guys are here and they’re hungry! I had a Northern Oriole trying to get a drink from the feeder too. He was too big to fit on the perch and made a … Continue reading

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Fall for the ARK

Scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 10 is the Fall for the ARK, a dinner benefit for the Animal Rehabilitation Keep. ARK director Tony Amos will give an update on the ARK’s activities. There will be live, silent and Chinese auctions, a cash … Continue reading

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