Today Sarah and I were on our way back home (from town) and stopped on the causeway for a while to watch the kite boarders. As the wind picked up, more and more kite boarders showed up. Eventually, the wind was a sustained 20 mph (giver or take), and we were truly amazed at […]
This morning, Sarah and I walked from (Sanibel) Beach Access 7, to Bowman’s Beach. As stated in previous posts, this walk is one of our favorites, and today’s was the nicest YET. The temperature and breeze were a perfect compliment to the clarity and color of the water. The shell piles were plentiful […]
I was working on a writing project (on the back screened-in porch) when I had to stop and admire this gecko for a while. When I shot this video, he had eaten 5 moths, and at least 3-4 flying ants. I was amazed at how much this critter could eat!
Earlier today we had a surprisingly strong storm with tropical storm winds. I was outside at the time and caught a video.
The beach above is between access 7 and Bowman’s beach. Sarah and I have walked to Bowman’s a few times, and every time, we find excellent shells and enjoy a special (and somewhat rare) feeling of isolation. We call this area “lost beach”.
This photo was taken on September 1, 2013. To the Islanders, September means quiet. Even on this Labor Day weekend, as you can see in this picture, you won’t find many people on the West Gulf beaches.
Behind the house there is an area that is very low, and contains tidal water movement from Pine Island Sound. At the edge of this area (nearest my home) live the fiddler crabs seen in the video below. Now . . . quite often, I travel “out back” and even when I really sneak . […]
Kim, we still can’t thank you enough!!! The following interview was written by Kim Groll Scornavacco . . . a Sanibel/Captiva visitor, (very) talented writer, and SANCAPSTAR! Please click the link below to view her blog about our story in this world! http://snugharborbay.blogspot.com/2013/08/sanibel-captiva-handbook-author-jb.html Thank you so much for viewing!!! The Reynolds
Thank you to Kim Groll Scornavacco, who wrote such a flattering review on our book, The Sanibel Captiva Handbook. Please visit her blog http://snugharborbay.blogspot.com! Kim is a fantastic writer, and her blog is top notch! Getting off the beaten path for a while is soothing to the soul – we love those who live and […]