north florida - wild florida

By: marsHen , 1:27 PM GMT on January 07, 2013

06:50, 49F, overcast. waning crescent moon made a brief appearance in the branches of the big pecan tree. bruiser at back door. pup out for a walk. roosters hollaring. lamb bottle heating up. doing a wash. hash and egg for breakfast.
10:40, cows lying down again along 345. medium low tide falling at CK. 51F, NE wind, 12 knts. ducks in the channel. white pelicans off in the distance. ibis in the marsh. worked on the 600 ft. seine. got the news that the other seine "has a few holes.. we didn't snag on anything." uh-huh.. overcast and chilly.
15:40, low tide rising at #4 bridge. ibis in the mud. herons and ducks here and there. 60F, NE wind, 12 knts. light chop at channel by sand spit. scaups but no loons..
17:10, 60F at the farm. overcast, getting dark fast. took in dry wash. suprised. built a fire. fed lambs. chores. ham and rice for supper.
19:00, 59F, no stars, etcetera. fog coming in. all quiet.


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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.