Here are a few shots I took earlier in the month over on Gwynns Island at sunset. This basket decided to plop down on the beach and admire the views of Hills Bay and the Piankatank River.
I boldly plopped down right beside it and started taking its picture. The basket really didn't want its picture taken, but I couldn't help myself; the sun was hitting it just right. Also, I just discovered I love the word "plop."
Even a seagull feather looks better in the evening sun.
Dawn and dusk are scrunching our hours of daylight like a vice.
Dawn and dusk are squeezing our hours of daylight together in a vice-like grip.
depraved lunatic deprived individual does not look forward to the cold, dark days ahead which stand between her and spring.
In the meantime, however, she will try to stay focused on the positive aspects of
the impending doom and gloom of winter the change of seasons.
1. No ants! At least not until spring, when they will hijack my house, carry me to the end of the dock and throw me overboard.
2. No mosquitoes!
3. No fiddler crabs!
4. No ticks!
No sunlight! No humidity! Which also means no frizzy hair!
What are some other positive aspects of the November to March
doldrums time frame?
In other news, a few brief announcements:
- The Mathews High School Cross Country teams competed yesterday at King William. As of last evening I had not heard the results for the girls, but the boys won. Next Wednesday is the District meet in Williamsburg.
- Tonight is Homecoming for Mathews High. Parade, football game, the works.
- The Bobby Stewart 5K will be at Williams Wharf Saturday morning.
- Sandpiper Reef holds its annual costume party next Saturday night at 9:00 p.m.
- Urbanna Oyster Festival is the weekend of November 5th.
- Thanksgiving and Christmas will be here in three blinks of an eye.
- I guess that means spring and summer aren't really that far away.
- Have a great