We’re eating chicken by the firepit and this catbird is all up in our space chowing down on bits of chicken we’re tossing it.
Our weekend included a peaceful and excellent dinner out with friends on the deck of Oliver’s Harbor Restaurant, and a first sail of the season. And then there’s the local wildlife that continues to flourish.
It’s the first time this beach season I’ve been here during the day. It is beautiful with so few visitors at a time.
Beach pea (also known as sand pea) is a sweet native wildflower (Lathyrus japonicus) that’s easy to spot in the dunes– from any of the walkways.
The flowers with the purple petals and yellow stamen daggers in the mix are “bittersweet nightshade” also known as climbing nightshade and woody nightshade. Solanum dulcamara is poisonous and invasive and thus weed.
It’s Flag Day. Fly ‘em if you’ve got ‘em.
The short story: There’s a lot less to chose from. Inventory is still 40% lower than last year even though it’s up 22% in the last 2 months. But just about everything is selling.
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