“A wise old owl lived in an oak;
The more he saw the less he spoke;
The less he spoke the more he heard...
Why can't we all be like that bird?”
― Edward Hersey Richards

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Revenge of the fowl....

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Morning in Texas - it feels wintry!!

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The past week, it's been quite chilly. A lot of days we've been out walking early in the morning with overcast skies, blustery winds and heavily clad to ward off the humidity and briskness of the cold wintry air. But it's still invigorating. Here, at the city's Marina, the hustle and bustle of the holiday season takes on a peaceful serenity even tho it's just another day of survival of the fittest. For pelicans on the piers it's just the same routine of anxiously awaiting the hand outs from the shrimp boats. This one in particular kept his eye on ME TOO!! But, paying close attention to the shrimping captain as he sorted out the 'trashy fish' caught in their nets to throw overboard for the awaiting mouths to feed....

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Drill baby, Drill!!!
kinda outdated, but still funny---


  1. Howdy Anni
    It's always great fun at your place.
    I have been caught off guard myself as we have had some heavy freezes here in central Texas.
    I am use to wearing shorts and flip flops at least until that weird blast of cold that usually arrives the end of January or mid February .
    Love the Pelican image !!!!!!!!
    Good humor is never outdated for those who have a sense of humor :)
    Take care and may your December be filled with many happy blessings .
    Take care now
    Until next time
    Happy Trails

  2. Looks like you and I are the only ones up at this hour of the night (or morning) for 6WS. It's approaching 2 a.m. here in the Mountain Time Zone. I'm sleepless...and contemplating your wintry Texas weather. Stay warm!

    6WS: (Yawn)

  3. Would love to experience the cold you are having now. It's hot living near the Equator.
    You keep warm. :)

  4. Lol ! I also love the picture with the Pelican !

  5. Happy Holidays ahead!

  6. Nice shot of the pelican!

  7. Love the cartoon!!

  8. It's been cold all week here, too! Love your snap of the chilly pelican. Such proud birds, aren't they?

  9. Wow - that looks like one cold pelican. Great shot!

  10. I love seeing pelican posing. Great capture, Anni!

  11. That is one handsome pelican! What is that rhyme that says something like their beak holds more than their bellycan.

  12. Good photo of the Pelican. Boom & Gary of The Vermilon River.

  13. Put on another sweater Anni dear!
    (6 words for you from me)

  14. Love the pelican! I remember them flying and flocking around the shrimp boats when we stayed at Port A.

  15. from the angle you took this pic from, it looks like a giant! heheheee =)

  16. I am sure these hungry pelicans appreciate any handout! It's hard work fishing!

  17. Hi Anni it has been chilly all across the south and next week we here Monday and Tuesday will be bitterly cold and windy...
    yippee. Next year this time I will be retired and not worried about getting out in the winter weather,
    Hugs Madi and Mom

  18. So sweet! You are one amazing lady! I am amazed at what you come up with with! A smile for me for sure! Anne