Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Sometimes life just ain't worth living.

Returning home today from the Redneck Riviera we passed the site of Vernon Beal's OK Body Shop. The name has been changed to "Beal's Collision Center."

I bet it's those execrable uppity children changing things after papa's retired or gone.

Monday, May 24, 2010

Now, the beach is as gorgeous as always.

Your home away from home in beautiful Orange Beach, Alabama.

Hear the crashing of the waves syncopated by the musical tinkling of the drip from your neighbors' showers and toilets. Are you having fun yet?

Sunday, May 09, 2010

Happy Mother's Day, y'all!

We celebrated on Friday with a fried catfish lunch for Lyman's mother. It's her favorite meal here because Lyman will cook her fish just the way she likes it -- crisp through and through. None of that yucky moisture in the fish for her.

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

The pomegranate tree has finally blossomed. It has been in the ground at least four years.

Sunday, May 02, 2010

This article has some decent information on ongoing procedures to capture the oil spewing from the riser pipe.

It's time to stop admonishing BP for not installing a blow-out preventer. It was done, and they can't get the damned thing to close.

Deep Water Horizon is the name of the well. I wish it weren't on mine.

Have good thoughts for this woman.
Charles Gore (Little Charles, the bird) just sang for his supper:
I want some corn.

We got the cutie and the sweetie pie birds,
We got the sweetie pie birds and corn!

Saturday, May 01, 2010

Dr. Jeff Masters has temporary projections for the movement of the oil slick in the Gulf.
Some of the animals expected to be affected by the BP rig blowout.

For Max, Aquarium of the Americas prepares to accommodate sea turtles.