Monthly Archives: August 2016


Sanderling eating insect copyright kim Smith

My grandmother was fond of saying “the early bird catches the worm.” I assumed she said that because I adored getting up early to eat breakfast with my grandfather before he left for work. In a large family with siblings and cousins, I had him all to myself in those day break hours. Having developed a passion and love for wild creatures and wild places, I understand better what she meant. She and my grandfather built a summer home for their family in a beautiful, natural seashore setting and both she and my parents packed our home with books and magazines about nature. Now I see her design…

Wednesday morning at day break, beautiful scene, beautiful creatures by the sea’s edge

God Harbor Beach Sunrise August 3, 2016 -2 copyright Kim Smith

Song Sparrow copyright Kim SmithSong Sparrow breakfast

American Robin fledgling copyright Kim SmithAmerican Robin fledgling, note its speckled breast feathers

Mockingbird copyright Kim SmithMockingbird feeding its fledgling

Song Sparrow Virginia creeper copyright Kim SmithSong Sparrow and Virginia Creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia) flowers and fruit

Sanderling copyright Kim SmithSanderling

Gull eating crab copyright kim Smith

God Harbor Beach Sunrise August 3, 2016 copyright Kim Smith

The Bill Rose Memorial Striper Tournament


Fishing for Sight, Sponsored by the Magnolia Lions Club.

James Fialho sent me the information on this great event.

Saturday August 6, 2016 is the tournament.  The tournament goes from 5 am to 5 pm, $25 per person, $300 first prize, $125 second prize, weigh in closes at 6 pm cook out starts at 5:00 pm at the  Magnolia Town Landing.

Here is a couple of photos from 2015’s tournament.

August 1, 2015 That is a big one

August 1, 2015 over 40 inches


Alicia Unleashed- Magic Talking Box



Alicia Unleashed Episode #35 Birthday Edition Taped with John Sheehan, B-Side and Hostess Alicia Cox


Cork Pops, #35, Joey lost interest, John is surprised we are world wide, Magic talking box, John wants too…., Alicia axes anal conversation, Moving on, World Wide listeners, Facebook Live, Marketing social media, EETTCCCCCCC




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