north florida - wild florida - suwannee river valley

By: marsHen, 2:36 AM GMT on April 19, 2014

20:20, 69f. been in 60's all day. east to south winds, 10-20 knts. raining on and off, some rain heavy. major high tide at CK in late afternoon. starting to flood lowlying roads.
farm just got 1". ditches and woods full again. deer in sheep pasture. lamb born wednesday. got lost in armadillo hole. pup found him. was born early. eyes just opening. spunky little fellow. mom and lamb boxed in by hay bales to restrict wandering.
suwanee river...

north florida - wild florida

By: marsHen, 12:18 PM GMT on April 15, 2014

07:30, 72f, a drizzle. rain out in the gulf. roosters crowing. gave hay to sheep and donkeys. 2 deer down the lane. guardian tired, pup wants to play. got 3 eggs. thunder in the distance.
north florida - wild florida. a little corner of the old south still in existence, but under seige from the sea and from the mainland.
yesterday on a crashing moon high tide I counted at least a half dozen black mangroves that were toppling over. derrick key th...

Updated: 2:20 PM GMT on April 15, 2014

north florida - wild florida

By: marsHen, 11:36 AM GMT on April 14, 2014

06:00, 66f, wolf light. some stars showing. venus blazing in east. roosters waking up. guardian sleeping in front yard.
07:10, 66f, gold sunrise. chores done. got 2 eggs. pup watching deer in donkey woodlot. guardian lazy this morning. crows.
the fish are coming back inshore. water temperatures, 23C, 74f. water color like coffee from the flooding suwannee. the big net caught snook, redfish, flounder, black drum, ladyfish, sheepshead, stingrays...

Updated: 12:24 PM GMT on April 15, 2014

north florida - wild florida

By: marsHen, 11:22 AM GMT on April 13, 2014

06:20, 59f, fog. rosy in the east. venus brilliant. roosters crowing. guardian sleeping by dinner bowl. pup wants to play. sheep going out into woodlot.
09:00, wild turkey flying across road on way to town. low tide rising at CK. east wind, 6 knts. 65f. cormorants at oyster bar. white pelicans off to the east and some flying in spirals over marsh. church was good. palm sunday!
worked at church boothe selling home-baked goodies after church. (...

Updated: 4:08 AM GMT on April 14, 2014

north florida - wild florida

By: marsHen, 12:17 PM GMT on April 12, 2014

06:50,59f, foggy. dawn. roosters crowing. guardian sleeping in huge hole she dug in driveway. pup dives in. sheep out in pasture. donkeys get 2 books of hay. shorty's looking skinny. too picky about his hay. lettuce tucks right in.
11:10, 80f, sunny. chores done. hung up 1st load of wash. 2nd load in the washer. scrambled eggs for brunch, shared with dogs.. donkeys got more hay.
19:30, 76f, orange/gold sunset in the making. got 2 eggs. all ...

Updated: 2:19 AM GMT on April 13, 2014

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About marsHen

marine biologist around the Suwannee River delta. Raise Cracker sheep on an old Cracker farm ~ 12 mi. (as the crow flies) from the Gulf.