Thoughts

Kitchen Window

As a child, my favorite window in our home in New Jersey was the double-sized one directly over the kitchen ...
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Visit to the Alligator Farm

We are fortunate enough here in St. Augustine to have the Alligator Farm Zoological Park only a few miles from ...
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Dock Repairs

Although our marina was spared the serious devastation that Hurricane Irma wreaked in other locales in Florida, and even treated ...
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Irma

C Ghost came through Irma quite well with only a few scratches. We were very lucky as several other boats ...
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Half-Collar Dove Family

We were fortunate enough this spring to spy a pair of half-collar doves checking out possible nesting sites in the ...
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Christmas!

I know we haven’t written in a while (too long!), and wanted to get a couple Christmas pics of the ...
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Nights of Lights

Shortly after we arrived here in St. Augustine, we saw preparations taking place to dress up the downtown area with ...
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Becoming Floridians

Once we arrived here in St. Augustine and got somewhat settled in our new surroundings, we turned our attention to ...
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New Home

After all the anticipation regarding our ICW trip and relocation to Florida, these first few days have seemed a bit ...
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The Great Fruit Fly War

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 9:00 AM It all began, as surprisingly many unfortunate things do, with a banana. Tom loves ...
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Kingbird Family

A pair of Eastern Kingbirds nested on the pulpit of a friend’s sailboat, which was not in much use this ...
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Level of Effort

As new liveaboards, Tom and I wrangle daily with the increased level of effort that daily tasks require on ...
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The Murderous Drakes of Dividing Creek

Having long held the common perception of Mallard ducks as beautiful and benign denizens of the Chesapeake Bay, representatives of ...
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The Significance of Unregarded Sounds

My life on land carried with it the luxury of being able to ignore small noises. A squeak in the ...
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Osprey Behavior

In our marina is a baby osprey who is a fledgling.  He is trying to learn to dive for fish, ...
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