north florida - wild florida

By: marsHen , 11:28 AM GMT on May 08, 2012

06:40, 65F, fog in pastures. roosters up. crows calling. yellow dogs at back door. raisin bran for breakfast.
11:00, med. high tide at CK. upper 70's, breeze from SW. worked on crab trap harnesses. reviewed shore code vegetation and by-catch. loaded 2nd boat for trawling tomorrow.
light chop at sand spit. swift tide coming in. dophins playing and leaping in the channel.
16:00, high moon tide at #4 bridge. marsh flooded. large flock of egrets huddled in the spartina.
18:00, 83F at the farm. stacked another load of firewood, cedar and red bay, in the barn. everyone snoozing. distant grumble of thunder to the east. got 1 egg. buzzards by the downed tree on the west fence. one deer grazing in the south pasture at the edge of the woods.
21:30, 75F, partly cloudy, partly starry. venus still sports a dim star to her north.. mars up there. big dipper swinging a round..

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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.