Late October – Sanibel – October 29, 2013

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    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 […]

And Along Came A Spider – very long – Sanibel, FL (August 15, 2013)

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I have strange luck when it comes to spiders.  I seem to walk through their work a little too often for my taste. Recently, Sarah and I were walking through the neighborhood late at night.  We usually don’t bring a flashlight, so we tend to walk in the middle of the street – of course […]

A herd of fighting conchs – super low tide – Sanibel beach access 6

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Yesterday, Sarah and I came upon a herd of fighting conchs who were “adjusting” to a super-low tide.  I was able to get this video with my phone. These guys travel together, are herbivores, have a trunk like a elephant and eyes – COOL!  They are called fighting conchs due to the fact that if […]

Mystery Mark on the Australian Pine – Bobcat, house cat, raccoon . . . what do you think?

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Today I revisited “Punky” (the fearless lizard from yesterday’s post).  She arrived at the same tree, around the same time, and watched me – watch her.  I attempted to feed her a mosquito I caught (have video of that for another post), which she denied.  Ok, maybe she wasn’t hungry . . . I tried. […]