marine biologist around the Suwannee River delta. Raise Cracker sheep on an old Cracker farm ~ 12 mi. (as the crow flies) from the Gulf.
By: marsHen , 2:03 PM GMT on February 11, 2013
07:00, 62F, overcast. pallid sunrise. all dogs at back door. let pup out. walked old jack russell. roosters crowing. coffe making. lamb bottles heating up.
11:00, low tide rising at CK. partly cloudy, sunny. 64F, south wind, 15 knts. ducks in channel.
fed lab cat. finished mending 600 ft. seine.
15:30, 68F. passed a sock monkey on #3 bridge on my way to p.o. monkey was gone 10 minutes later. rats.
15:50, high tide at #4 bridge. south wind, 11 knts. a light chop. ducks dabbling in back waters. brown pelicans fishing on innundated mud flats. must have found a school of baitfish. white pelicans a smear of white in the marsh to the south.
14:30, mid-70's at farm, sunny. guardian barking at sheep barn. new ewe lamb born to beauty, a favorite ewe, once a bottle lamb. locked them in pen overnight. had to trim umbilical cord. tuffy and twins jumped into pen to partake of the special hay.
17:30, 71F. no eggs today. guardian and pup disappeared into cactus field. chores.
18:20, 68F, cloudy to west. waxing smiling moon over treeline in the west. stars dim. misty. jupiter shining brightest of all.
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