07:00, 45F, overcast. roosters crowing. pup woke me up - had to go out. good pup. smoke in the air is from a burn near CK according to country radio. and here I thought it was from the bonfire. lamb bottles ready. going out.
10:00, 48F, overcast. 1-antlered buck on 345. sunday passed 2 bags of garbage and a dessicated Christmas tree, with a stand, in the ditch near sweetwater curve. this morning, the garbage and tree were still there but the Christmas tree stand was gone. you might be a redneck if ....
10:30, 50F, NE wind, 12 knts. low blow-out tide still falling at CK. ducks gathering off the cormorants' favorite bar. ibis in the mud.
washed, dried, mended bait seine. washed trawl. will mend it tomorrow. white pelicans off to the south on oyster bars.
15:30, 58F, NE wind, 3 knts. low tide rising at #4 bridge. stilts flying off, ducks in channel. herons fishing here and there.
17:30, 52F, mostly cloudy, chilly wind. new hay is not a big hit. got 2 eggs. 3 deer mincing across donkey woodlot. visitors and phone calls put me late on doing the chores but that's alright. gathered wood for fireplace. brought tender plants inside. 30's tonight, or so they say..
19:20, 47F, big clear ring around waxing gibbous moon with jupiter. a haze. bonfire still burning. fireplace nice and warm with warm cat, too. back to the book..