north florida - wild florida

By: marsHen , 12:45 PM GMT on September 27, 2013

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06:40, 68F, mostly cloudy. heavy dew on grass. waning horned moon above the house. purple cloudbank to east with pink sky behind. roosters crowing. short walk down lane with pup. guardian waiting to enter yard. dixie barking. strong odor of skunk. biscuits for breakfast.
10:30, mid-tide falling at CK. NE wind, 8 knts. 72F. oyster bars emerging. herons fishing.
fed cat. all trawls dry. packed them up. continued mending big seine. found a ragged tear that was a bear to mend. getting to the end.
15:45, low tide at #3 bridge. several flocks of white pelicans resting on the shell bars.
16:10, low tide at #4 bridge. north wind, 8 knts., 82F. mud flats exposed. mostly egrets, some scattered spoonbills out on them.
17:30, 85F. guardian met me when I parked the truck. cactus field walk with pup. got no eggs.
19:00, 77F, misty. odor of woodsmoke persists. is lower suwannee conducting controlled burns again? technicolor sunset, ranging from violet to gold. whew.
20:10, 75F. a fog. stars up in the mist. a dark night. thinking of pumpkins. never have been able to grow them..

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marine biologist around the Suwannee River delta. Raise Cracker sheep on an old Cracker farm ~ 12 mi. (as the crow flies) from the Gulf.