Category: Gumbo Cove

Stormy Weather: Reflections and Musings on Hurricanes

Stormy Weather: Reflections and Musings on Hurricanes

Remembering storms whose names have spawned headlines and headaches, headstones and heartache, hardships and heroism. And wondering, why do we have to name storms after people? Why not use diseases or the periodic table? Or colors?

the haiku that wrote itself under the apricot-indigo sky

the haiku that wrote itself under the apricot-indigo sky

Cicadas and air conditioners are the soundtrack of warm summer evenings as the indigo sky darkens on another day.

A Yellow Tie, Flip-Flops and an Alligator

A Yellow Tie, Flip-Flops and an Alligator

A few random things as we batten down the hatches before Cristobal comes to visit.

A Mardi Gras-Ready Grocery Store

A Mardi Gras-Ready Grocery Store

The grocery store had everything we needed, plus a coastal-Mississippi-right-before-Mardi-Gras culinary cultural tour.

Haiku: Foundations

Haiku: Foundations

Everything needs a foundation; you can’t just jump into something without laying the groundwork and expect it to work.

A Bird Boat in My Future

A Bird Boat in My Future

There’s a birding boat in our future!

Every Seashell Tells a Story

Every Seashell Tells a Story

Gumbo is a family treasure, seashells elicit childhood memories, and these napkin rings made with shells we found 40 years ago bring echoes of the past into the now.

By the Water: The Best Way to Relax (Introducing Gumbo Cove)

By the Water: The Best Way to Relax (Introducing Gumbo Cove)

Bay St. Louis has sun, sand, sea and serenity galore. It was everything we thought it would be, and more.


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