Wave riders

surfer in Gulf of Mexico

The Atlantic Hurricane season opens next month, June 1. Over the past several years, the Florida Gulf Coast has been fortunate in that no major storms have made landfall on our shores. We have experienced the effects of a few tropical storms – rain, wind, floods, storm surges – but nothing like our northern East […]

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A gift of a day

I went out to the beach today, more in an effort to calm my anxiety over this pending storm headed our way than for my weekly photo hike. Skipping around to various locations, I was heartened to see tourists and locals still out enjoying the sand and sun. I even happened upon a small beach […]

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Storm prep

Woke up Saturday morning to the news a tropical depression>storm>likely hurricane was developing in the Gulf… oh joy. If it is going to build into a full-fledged hurricane, forecasts say it should happen within the next 48 hours. Shit… I’ve already started my to-do list for final house prep should that become necessary, but hoping […]

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Greetings from Florida

The Atlantic Hurricane Season runs from June 1 to November 30. To date, two named storms – Alberto and Beryl – have already formed off the U.S. east coast. My family has lived along the Gulf Coast of Florida since 1995. Our late summer arrival was neatly tucked between Hurricane Erin and Hurricane Opal, both […]

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