Weather – the universal conversation starter. Whether you’re chatting with a neighbor down the block, or a total stranger on the other side of the globe, everyone talks about the weather.
The Okefenokee Swamp was strangely silent last Saturday. The only sound was a pinecone dropping from a towering conifer, first snagging in the filmy Spanish moss, then ricocheting off the tin roof like a shot.
Tybee Island is just a hop, skip and a jump from Savannah, Georgia – about 18 miles through serene salt marshes. But it seems worlds away from the stately, southern mansions of Savannah’s Historic District to the fun and funky beach culture of Tybee Island.
Since Greek and Roman times a full moon has been blamed as the trigger for all sorts of weird goings-on. An article in Scientific American said:
Our trip to Mexico fed the travel bug, and as always, it’s nice to be back home. But Spring has finally arrived in Coastal Georgia, and if there’s anything that whets a travel bug’s appetite it’s sunny, warm days, and cool nights.
The story begins with dogs walking on the beach in St. Simons Island, Georgia. And because there are nothing but happy dogs at the beach, they want to meet other happy dogs.
We arrived just in time to catch this morning’s partial solar eclipse. Confused by the time change, we couldn’t remember if it was happening at 6:30 “old time” or “new time.”