Tag: Bay St. Louis
A Wild Goose Chase: the Fallacy of Assumptions
A family of geese came and went, causing us to worry about predators: gators and eagles and hawks, oh my!
We’re Not Crabby, We’re Happy!
Crabs caught just off our dock at Gumbo Cove were perfectly satisfying and reminiscent of my childhood at the beach in Gilchrist, TX.
Peaceful in Mississippi
Valentine’s Rewind: Being Spoiled at Field’s in Bay St. Louis
The Grill-Meister and I celebrated Valentine’s of 2020 at Field’s restaurant in Bay St. Louis; we’re reliving the memory with the photos.
Hurry Up and Wait
We’re all waiting for the day when friends can once again be greeted with a bear hug.
It was a Mud Bath, a Mud-Slinging Mess!
When a hurricane storm surge happens at Gumbo Cove, the water roars in from the Gulf and goes back out eventually, but leaves behind an unwelcome calling card: canal mud.
Hooray for the Post-Hurricane Power Angels!
Trucks, big, strong, sturdy, beautiful trucks, barrelling down the highway in a convoy, filled with workers loaded for bear and ready to slay the dragons of downed power lines to bring the lights back on for the people.
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
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 few random things as we batten down the hatches before Cristobal comes to visit.
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
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
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
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)
Bay St. Louis has sun, sand, sea and serenity galore. It was everything we thought it would be, and more.
Violet Sunset Haiku
When it seems like one thing, but it’s actually something else
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.