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Especially for Katy and Leah. This is the uninvited breakfast guest I told you about. Yep, the background color is orange juice orange.
Spectator at Ocean Springs' Mardi Gras Parade. The conversation bubble is cardboard attached to the dog's glasses, not a computer addition.
White man's mocassins, Pascagoula.
Ready for Mardi Gras, Pascagoula.
Part of the inventory at Josette's in Biloxi, ready for Mardi Gras.
The weather witch atop the hardware store in Biloxi.
Cockle shells from Horn Island.
The classic Gulf Coast seafood seasoning.
Earth, Sea, & Sky bowl, WIA Museum, OS.
Shearwater Pottery horses, WIA Museum, OS.
Wednesday services at the church around the corner, Ocean Springs.
Freight train, Ocean Springs.
African mask in the dining room.
Cemetary angel in Marietta, GA.
The plumb bob hanging from the arbor on the deck, with an early morning shadow.
A wasp nest that blew down onto the deck during the night.
Daffodils in the front yard, fooled by the warm weather.
A 1/2" wasp on the light fixture in the study. He's missing the left hind leg.
One of the pair of screech owls who share the back yard with me. I could have gotten a better picture with the strobe, but they would never again trust me to get so close.
The little iron guy who guards the driveway beneath a dogwood.
Back to Ocean Springs Harbor; from a couple of weeks ago.
One of a special order of small, but foxy, plastic nuns protects the top of Rosemarie's Hoosier cupboard from a pair of vicious Japanese invaders.
The emblem from Rosemarie's father's Trailways bus; now a kitchen decoration in Grant Park.
Jim boiling shrimp to celebrate Allen's 50th, Avondale Estates, GA.
Another Gulf coast Indian effigy.
The community dock on the inner harbor at Ocean Springs.
Jimmy Weider's guitar.
T.K. sitting in on Levon Helm's drum set at the cafe in New Orleans.
Hey, it looked perfectly normal on Magazine Street.
Puddle and stepping stones, Ocean Springs.
Two pairs of Coquina shells on the west point of Horn Island.
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