Tag: Mississippi

The Twilight’s Last Gleaming and a Silly July 4 Poem

The Twilight’s Last Gleaming and a Silly July 4 Poem

We are having a very chill Independence Day, summed up in a simple rhyme.

Valentine’s Rewind: Being Spoiled at Field’s in Bay St. Louis

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

Hurry Up and Wait

We’re all waiting for the day when friends can once again be greeted with a bear hug.

Still Life: Redfish in Orange Basket

Still Life: Redfish in Orange Basket

Hurricane Zeta is behind us, the new roof is going on and Kimball’s is back where it belongs. It’s the little things.

What’s Better Than a “Sand-a-Claus”?

What’s Better Than a “Sand-a-Claus”?

Wishing you all more whimsy than ‘grimsy’ during this crazy winter of pandemic…. stay safe, everyone, and enjoy those small moments.

It was a Mud Bath, a Mud-Slinging Mess!

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!

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.

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.

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.

The Real Nature: Article from The Shoofly

The Real Nature: Article from The Shoofly

An article in the latest issue of The Shoofly Magazine beautifully captures the seemingly oppositional characteristics of nature and our relationship with it – peaceful but unpredictable, soothing, but sometimes dangerous – and brings back memories of falling trees.

Seafood Boil Leftovers Make a Great (Easy) Chowder

Seafood Boil Leftovers Make a Great (Easy) Chowder

Loose guidelines for a super-easy chowder that’s ready in about a half hour. And wowza, is it good!

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.

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

Mr. Sandman, Ready for Christmas

Mr. Sandman, Ready for Christmas

A “dressed up for Christmas” photo of a Sandman from Pass Christian, Mississippi.

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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