Art, Christmas, Digital Image, Landscape, photography, Seasons, Town

What Happened to Thanksgiving?

Night photograph of the pond with lighted fountain at the OWA village in Foley, Alabama, USA.More than two weeks before Thanksgiving and local businesses have already put up their Christmas decorations. Halloween to Christmas overnight. What ever happened to Thanksgiving sales and displays?

Art, Birds, Digital Image, Gulf of Mexico, Journalism, Landscape, Nature, photography, Travel, Weather

Record Breaking Cold

A frigid north wind blows the tops off waves rolling onto the beach at Gulf Shores, Alabama, USA.Frigid north winds blew the tops off two to three-foot waves rolling onto the beach, and brought record cold temperatures to the Gulf Coast last night. Sandpipers, Seagulls and Pelicans didn’t seem to be adversly affected by the cold, but there were precious few humans anywhere near the beach.