Tag: Bay St. Louis

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.

Strawberry Lemonade, Mockingbird Cafe, and The Little Things

Strawberry Lemonade, Mockingbird Cafe, and The Little Things

The strawberry lemonade from Mockingbird Cafe is a drink that instantly transports you back to childhood summers, all reminiscent of church picnics, sunburns and innocence.

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.

Bay St. Louis Shorebirds and Mindfulness

Bay St. Louis Shorebirds and Mindfulness

Seagulls and brown pelicans in Bay St. Louis give me a lesson in mindfulness reminiscent of Thoreau’s experience at Walden

Shrimp Boil Recipe, Memories, Tips and Opinions

Shrimp Boil Recipe, Memories, Tips and Opinions

A seafood boil is a communal experience, something you eat with your hands, get all over your face and don’t regret a messy morsel of.

Good Vibrations and Simplicity

Good Vibrations and Simplicity

The bike was poised and ready to go, an analog transporter waiting in the Gulf Coast sun to take someone somewhere.

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.

Violet Sunset Haiku

Violet Sunset Haiku

A beautiful Mississippi sunset deserves a haiku.

When it seems like one thing, but it’s actually something else

When it seems like one thing, but it’s actually something else

I thought this picture was about the birds, until I saw the sky.

Epic Seafood Boil Memories from Bay St. Louis, Mississippi

Epic Seafood Boil Memories from Bay St. Louis, Mississippi

A Glover Gardens reader shares childhood memories of seafood boils: “total freedom and good eating in a safe corner of the world”. Bay St. Louis, Mississippi is one of Expedia’s Most Beautiful Towns in America list, and now on my Must-Go list.


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