Tag Archives: the beach
The kids have gone back to school. The summer visitors have gone home. Our beaches are deserted and we can navigate Alister Street without having to dodge golf carts and jaywalking tourists. Summer is if not officially over, effectively over. … Continue reading
Greetings from Camp NaNoWriMo, where I’m in the second week of a month-long writing marathon with a goal of 50,000 words. You may recall that last week, right in the middle of a sentence, my beloved but funky keyboard quit. … Continue reading
Oooo, shiny! Saw these sparkling in the sand on my beachwalk this morning. A veritable bounty of pirate treasure. Finders keepers.
They’re here! I’ve got hummingbirds flitting around in my mesquite and vitex trees. So if you’ve got hummingbird feeders, it’s time to get them out!
Here in the hurricane zone, we can take a little comfort in the forecast that The Weather Channel has issued for the 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season. The preseason forecast calls for “below-average” storm activity: 11 named storms, 6 hurricanes and 2 major hurricanes … Continue reading
On this morning’s beach walk I spotted a bomb half-buried in the sand at the shoreline. No kidding! And it was smoking. Officer Jim Williams from the Port Aransas Police Department got called out to investigate. He suspected it had … Continue reading
Good: Yesterday and this morning on my beach walk I’ve found roses — long-stemmed roses — strewn on the shore. I understand there was a cruise ship that passed by over the weekend and passengers tossed roses into the water. … Continue reading
Jump into the new year. Start at the Mustang Beach Airport. Then, skydive over the beach on Mustang Island, Saturday, December 31, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. until Sunday, January 1, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. First timers are welcome as tandem parachute … Continue reading
Has anyone been down on the beach and noticed that the cormorants are acting more like loons? Staggering around, flapping their wings clumsily, trying to fly but unable to get lift? I saw one yesterday at Marker 51 and today … Continue reading